Incident Summary:

06/30/2002: A bomb planted on railroad tracks south of Tel-Aviv exploded injuring 2 passengers on the train. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Lod

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Lod Station.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Israeli Transportation Sector
Specific Description Citizens in Tel-Aviv
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“Bomb on train route near Tel Aviv, arrests in Palestinian territories,” Agence France Presse, June 30, 2002.
“Bomb blows up on train track near Tel Aviv,” Channel News Asia, June 30, 2002.
“More on Railroad Blast; IDF Detains 27 Palestinians in 2 Ambulances in Ramallah,” Voice of Israel Network, June 30, 2002.