Incident Summary:

08/16/2013: Assailants attacked three Egyptian Army vehicles in Ash Sharqiyah governorate, Egypt. At least 20 soldiers were injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201308160036

When:
2013-08-16

Country:
Egypt

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Sharqia

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Abu Kebir and Zagazig.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Egyptian Army
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 20 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 20
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Gunmen attack soldiers in Morsi hometown; 20 injured," Anadolu Ajansi, August 16, 2013."