Incident Summary:

06/09/2007: One HAMAS perpetrator was killed and 12 other unspecified perpetrators were wounded when an unknown number of al-Fatah perpetrators and an unknown number of HAMAS perpetrators exchanged fire with small arms in Rafah, Gaza Strip (Occupied Territories), Palestine. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200706090022

When:
2007-06-09

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Rafah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Small arms.
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 HAMAS claimed al-Fatah perpetrators fired first, but this could not be independently verified.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Fatah No
Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 12 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 12
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 12
Sources
"Seven people wounded as Hamas-Fatah infighting renews in Gaza," Xinhua General News Service, June 9, 2007.
"Five hurt in Fatah-Hamas clashes in Gaza," Agence France Presse, June 9, 2007.
"Pro-HAMAS site: al-Qassam Brigades man dies of wounds sustained by Fatah gunmen," Filastin al-An WWW-Text, June 10, 2007.