Incident Summary:

06/11/2007: No casualties were reported when an unknown number of suspected al-Fatah perpetrators fired on the offices of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya with small arms in Gaza City, Gaza Strip (Occupied Territories), Palestine. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200706110020

When:
2007-06-11

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Gaza

Location Details:
The offices of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity HAMAS government
Specific Description The offices of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya
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?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The Palestinian Cabinet was in session at the time. This was the third of three attacks against HAMAS government targets in Gaza on June 11. This was one of 3 related attacks (cf. 200706110018 and 200706110019).
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Fatah No
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
Taghreed El-Khodary and Isabel Kershner, "9 die in fierce Palestinian factional fighting," New York Times, June 12, 2007.
Khaled Abu Toameh, "Bloody battles spread to Gaza hospitals," Jerusalem Post, June 12, 2007.
Sarah El Deeb, "17 killed in Palestinian infighting," Associated Press Online, June 11, 2007.