Incident Summary:

01/01/2008: A joint group of fighters from the National Resistance Brigades of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) and the Al-Aqsa Brigades of Fatah and the Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), claimed responsibility for firing three homemade projectiles at the Israeli town of Sderot, in western Negev.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Israel
Specific Description
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.)
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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
BBC Worldwide Monitoring, "Palestinian groups fire at Israeli targets, IDF troops wound West Bank youth," Ma'an website (Palestinian news agency), January 2, 2008.
United Press International, "Six reported dead in Gaza fighting," January 2, 2008.