Incident Summary:

12/23/2008: On Tuesday, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of West Bank and Gaza Strip launched a 'homemade projectile' at the Kerem Shalom crossing, Gaza Strip, West Bank and Gaza Strip. No casualties were indicated in the claim.

GTD ID:
200812230001

When:
2008-12-23

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Kerem Shalom

Location Details:
The attack targeted the Kerem Shalom crossing.

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 The projectile targeted the Kerem Shalom crossing.
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
The weapon was a homemade projectile.
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
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, "Democractic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) Wings Fires Mortars, Homemade Projectiles at Israeli Targets," http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=34178 (December 23, 2008).