Incident Summary:

11/15/2008: On Saturday, in Sederot, Southern District, Israel assailants fired two rockets at a community, wounding one civilian and causing no reported damage. Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200811150011

When:
2008-11-15

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Southern

City:
Sederot

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Civilians
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 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
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Washington Post, The (Washington, D.C.), "As Israel-Hamas Clashes Continue, Gazans Face Crisis; Closed Border Halts Food Aid From U.N.," Lexis Nexis, Washington Post, The (Washington, D.C.), November 15, 2008.