Incident Summary:

04/12/2014: An explosive device detonated near a military vehicle east of Deir al Balah city in Gaza Strip, West Bank and Gaza Strip. There were no reported casualties in the blast. The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) claimed responsibility for the incident.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

Near Deir al-Balah

Location Details:
The incident occurred east of Deir al Balah near the Israeli-Gaza border.

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 Jeep
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) National Resistance 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 / 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
"Group: Explosive device hits Israeli jeep in southern Gaza Strip," Ma'an News Agency, April 13, 2014.
"Palestinian militants blast explosive charge in Gaza; no claim of responsibility," BBC Monitoring Middle East - Political Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring, April 13, 2014.