Incident Summary:

06/02/2007: No casualties were reported when the Amro Abu Sitta unit of the Abu ar-Rish Brigades (al-Fatah) fired two homemade rockets at the Kerem Shalom border crossing in the Gaza Strip (Occupied Territory), Palestine. The attack occurred in the early morning and the Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to the Palestinian press on June 2.

GTD ID:
200706020016

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:
Kerem Shalom 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 Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Two homemade 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 attack occurred in the early morning and the Brigades claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement to the Palestinian press on June 2.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Fatah (suspected) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
"Palestinian groups fire rockets; IDF storms Nabulus, arrests 6 in W. Bank, Gaza," Ma'an News Agency (Bethlehem), 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.