Incident Summary:

08/02/2006: The National Resistance Brigades, military wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, fired two Muqawamah rockets at the Kissufim, Israel, military crossing. There were no reported casualties.

GTD ID:
200608020003

When:
2006-08-02

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Southern

City:
Kissufim

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
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/Bombs/Dynamite 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
BBC Worldwide Monitoring, "Palestinian groups fire rockets at Israeli targets, open fire at Israeli patrol," Ma'an website (Palestinian news agency), August 2, 2006.
Xinhua General News Service, "Palestinian militants claim responsibility for hitting Israeli targets," August 2, 2006.