Incident Summary:

11/05/2012: An explosive device detonated at Zubara Road in the Hoora area, Capital governorate, Bahrain. There were no reported injuries; however, three vehicles were damaged. This was one of six similar blasts that happened in the same area on the same day. Hezbollah is believed to be responsible for the coordinated incidents.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
In the vicinity of Zubara Road

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Bahrain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A homemade bomb was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Hezbollah No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 4
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
"Bombs in Bahrain's Capital Kill 2 Foreigners," The New York Times, November 6, 2012.
"Bahrain arrests 4 over deadly bombings," Agence France Presse -- English, November 6, 2012.
"Terror suspects 'identified'," Gulf Daily News, November 6, 2012.