Incident Summary:

04/29/2008: On Tuesday, Al-Mujahidin Brigades fired four homemade projectiles at a border crossing in Nahal Oz, Gaza Strip, West Bank and Gaza Strip, causing no casualties or damages. Al-Mujahidin Brigades claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200804290030

When:
2008-04-29

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Gaza

Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Nahal Oz border crossing.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity
Specific Description Al-Mujahidin Brigades targeted a border crossing.
Nationality of Target Israel
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
Four homemade projectiles were used in the attack.
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-Fatah 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
Ma'an News Agency, "Al-Mujahidin Brigades Fire Four Homemade Projectiles at Israeli Sites," http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=28991 (April 29, 2008).
Agence France Presse, "Israel Shuts Gaza Crossings After Mortar Barrage," LexisNexis Academic, Agence France Presse, April 29, 2008.