Incident Summary:

11/10/2012: Assailants fired an anti-tank missile towards Karni Crossing in Nahal Oz, Southern, Israel. The explosive device struck an Israeli Givati Brigade jeep, injuring four soldiers and destroying the vehicle. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) claimed responsibility for the incident.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Nahal Oz

Location Details:
Incident occurred near Karni crossing

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Givati Brigade
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Anti-tank missile 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Abu Ali Mustafa 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 / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Palestinians renew rocket attacks on southern Israel. Barrage follows missile strike on IDF jeep along Gaza border that wounds four soldiers. Return fire kills four Palestinians, according to Gazan sources," Jerusalem Post, November 11, 2012.
"Six killed, 32 wounded in Gaza fighting," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, November 11, 2012.
"3 Gazans killed, 4 soldiers hurt as rocket hits army jeep," Agence France Presse -- English, November 10, 2012.