Incident Summary:

02/21/2015: An explosive device detonated near a residential building designated for police officers in Beni Suef city, Beni Suef governorate, Egypt. At least two people, including a police conscript, were injured in the blast. The Revolutionary Punishment Movement claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Beni Suef

Beni Suef

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Security Forces (CSF)
Specific Description Building
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Revolutionary Punishment Movement Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"2 died, 4 injured in Beni Suef explosions," Daily News Egypt, February 21, 2015.
"Selection List: Egyptian Islamist Opposition Media 21-22 February 2015," OSC Summary, February 21, 2015.