Incident Summary:

07/02/2014: Assailants fired a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) in Benghazi city, Benghazi district, Libya. Two civilians were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Haftar militia.

GTD ID:
201407020010

When:
2014-07-02

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Benghazi

City:
Benghazi

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 Civilians
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
RPGs 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Haftar Militia No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
Sources
"Middle East-North Africa: Situation Update 3 July 2014," OSC Summary, July 3, 2014.
"SOCAFRICA: Libya Incident Tracker: 29 June – 05 July 2014," SOCAFRICA, June 29, 2014.