Incident Summary:

10/07/2014: Assailants fired artillery at an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) outpost in Nahal Sion area, Golan Heights, Israel. There were no reported casualties. This was one of two coordinated attacks targeting IDF personnel at the same outpost on the same day. Hezbollah claimed responsibility for the incidents, stating that the attacks were in retaliation for the death of Hassan Ali Haidar. Haidar was a Hezbollah member who was killed by Israeli security forces the previous month.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Golan Heights

Nahal Sion

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sheeba Farms area

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 Outpost
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 Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Artillery fire was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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: Other)
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
"2 Israeli soldiers hurt in blast claimed by Hezbollah," Agence France Presse -- English, October 7, 2014.
"Two blasts hit IDF outpost in Golan; 2 soldiers wounded," Ynet News, October 7, 2014.
"Israeli soldiers injured by bomb planted near Lebanese border," JTA, October 7, 2014.