Incident Summary:

07/27/2006: In a show of strength, Hizballah fired at least one hundred and fifty rockets into northern Israel, injuring at least thirty one Israeli civilians and damaging a chemical plant in Haifa, Isreal




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Haifa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
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 Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
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
Hezbollah Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 10 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 10
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Smith, Craig S. and Helene Cooper, “Cease-fire Talks Stall as Fighting Rages on 2 Fronts,” The New York Times, July 27, 2006.
"Israel reels from sustained rocket fire," Guardian Unlimited, July 27, 2006.
"Hezbollah deals blow to Israel; Nine soldiers killed in fierce fighting, militia's rockets still raining down across border," Grand Rapid Press, July 27, 2006.