Incident Summary:

06/09/2008: On Monday, the National Resistance Brigades, the military wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, claimed responsibility for firing a homemade projectile at a military post in Kissufim, Hadarom, Israel. The attack came in retaliation for ongoing Israeli crimes acts against the Palestinian people in the West Bank of the Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported.

GTD ID:
200806090001

When:
2008-06-09

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 A military post in Kissufim
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
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) 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
Maan News Agency, "Three Palestinian Military Groups Fire Attack Israeli Targets Bordering Gaza," Maan News Agency, June 9, 2008.