Incident Summary:

11/20/2010: On Saturday, in Rashidiya, Liban-Sud, Lebanon, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command (PFLP-GC) member, Ahmad Raja, opened fired on Fatah guards in the Rashidiyeh Palestinian refugee camp. Six people, including a child and Raja, were wounded. No damage was reported and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The attack took place in Rashidiya, Liban-Sud, Lebanon.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity
Specific Description Fatah guards
Nationality of Target Lebanon
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms 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 Claimed Responsibility
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Gen Cmd (PFLP-GC) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Jane's Intelligence, "Armed Clash Inside Palestinian Refugee Camp Leaves Six Wounded in Lebanon," Terrorism Watch Report, Maan News Agency, November 22, 2010.
Trend News Agency, "Clash In Palestinian Camp In Lebanon Wounds Six," LexisNexis Academic, Trend News Agency, November 21, 2010.