Incident Summary:

4/19/2008: On Saturday, the National Resistance Brigades, the military wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for launching a rocket-propelled grenade at an armored Israeli bulldozer in the Ash-Shajaiyeh of Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine. No casualties were reported in the attack.

GTD ID:
200804190005

When:
2008-04-19

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Gaza

Location Details:
A rocket-propelled grenade was launched at an armored Israeli bulldozer in the Ash-Shajaiyeh of Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description An armored Israeli bulldozer
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
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 was launched at an armored Israeli bulldozer in the Ash-Shajaiyeh of Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine.
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
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
Sources
Maan News Agency, "DFLP Fighters Attack Israeli Bulldozer in Gaza," Maan News Agency, http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=28839.