Incident Summary:

05/06/2008: On Tuesday, in Sufa, Gaza Strip, West Bank and Gaza Strip, the National Resistance Brigades and the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility for launching projectiles at a border crossing. There were no casualties or damages reported.

GTD ID:
200805060013

When:
2008-05-06

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Sufa

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 West Bank and Gaza Strip Government
Specific Description A border crossing
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
Rockets 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade (suspected) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) (suspected) National Resistance Brigades 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
BBC Monitoring Middle East, "Palestinian Groups fire at Israel; Israeli Army Arrests Militant, Official", BBC Monitoring Middle East, May 07, 2008
Ma'an News Agency, "Palestinian Fighters 'Shell Sufa Crossing'," http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=29113 (May 06, 2008).