Incident Summary:

06/02/2007: No casualties were reported when an unknown number of perpetrators from the Ayman Judah unit of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and an unknown number of perpetrators from the Sulayman al-Dughmah unit of the National Resistance Brigades (Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine) fired three rockets from the Gaza Strip at the Sufa Border Crossing, Gaza Strip (Occupied Territory), Palestine. The two groups claimed responsibility in a written joint statement.

GTD ID:
200706020014

When:
2007-06-02

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
Sufa Border Crossing.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Israeli civilians
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Three rockets were fired.
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
Additional Information The Ayman Judah unit of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and the Sulayman al-Dughmah unit of the National Resistance Brigades both claimed responsibility in a written joint statement.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Letter)
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Letter)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
"IDF kills Palestinian, clashes with militants; groups fire at Israel," West Bank & Gaza Strip - OSC Summary, June 2, 2007.
"Al-Qassam fires 8 mortar shells at Erez Crossing; four Israeli soldiers wounded," West Bank & Gaza Strip - OSC Summary, June 3, 2007.