Incident Summary:

06/06/2008: On Friday, the Al Asifa brigades, a military wing affiliated to Al Fatah, and the Al Quds brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad, claimed responsibility for launching two homemade projectiles at Kissufim military post in Kissufim, Hadarom, Israel. The attack was in retaliation for ongoing Israeli atrocities against Palestinians. No casualties were reported.

GTD ID:
200806060008

When:
2008-06-06

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Southern

City:
Kissufim

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description The Kissufim military post
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
A homemade projectile was 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Fatah Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Al Quds 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
Maan News Agency, "Fatah and Hamas Affiliated Brigades Claim Launching Projectiles at Kissufim," Maan News Agency, June 6, 2008.