Incident Summary:

03/14/2014: An explosive device detonated near an Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) convoy in Chebaa Farms, Golan Heights district, Israel. There were no reported casualties in the blast. Hassan Nasrallah, a spokesperson for Hezbollah, claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was carried out in retaliation to an Israeli military operation on one of its positions.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Golan Heights

Har Dov

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Israel Defense Forces (IDF)
Specific Description Convoy
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 Unknown Explosive 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
Hezbollah Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
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
"IDF convoy hit by explosive device on Lebanese border, sustain no injuries," Jerusalem Post, March 14, 2014.
"Report: IDF retaliation for explosive on border," Ynet News, March 14, 2014.
"Hizbullah Claims March Attack on Israeli Patrol in Shebaa — Naharnet," Naharnet, April 7, 2014.