Incident Summary:

05/05/2008: On Monday, the Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades wing of the Popular Front of the Liberation of Palestine launched two projectiles at the Sufa crossing point in Sufa, Gaza Strip, Palestine. No casualties or damages were reported.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip


Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Sufa 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 The Sufa border crossing
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.)
Weapon Details
Two projectiles were launched.
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
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) 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
Lexis Nexis, "Palestinian Killed, Five Injured as Tunnel Collapses News Agency," BBC Monitoring Middle East, May 5, 2008.
Maan News, "Abu Ali Brigades Claims Responsibility for Launching Homemade Projectiles at Israeli Targets," Maan News,