Incident Summary:

06/13/2007: No casualties were reported but a building was damaged when an unknown number of al-Fatah perpetrators fired a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) at the home of the HAMAS Deputy Minister of Information in the Shati Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip (Occupied Territories), Palestine. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200706130033

When:
2007-06-13

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Gaza

Location Details:
The home of the HAMAS Deputy Minister of Information.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity HAMAS government
Specific Description Deputy Minister of Information.
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
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
A rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) was 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 building subsequently caught on fire.
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
"Hamas gains on Fatah," Herald Sun (Australia), June 14, 2007.
Diaa Hadid, "Hamas seizes control of main Gaza road, at least nine die in clashes," Associated Press Worldstream, June 13, 2007.
"Palestinians battle on in Gaza," Turkish Daily News, June 14, 2007.