Incident Summary:

03/13/2015: Assailants attacked a 166th Brigade checkpoint in Sirte city, Sirte district, Libya. There was an unknown number of casualties in the incident. The Tripoli Province of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201503130003

When:
2015-03-13

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sirte

City:
Sirte

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity 166th Brigade
Specific Description Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
Tripoli Province of the Islamic State 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 Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Libya security digest March 17, 2015," Libya Digest, March 17, 2015."
"Libya Daily Digest March 17, 2015," Libya Digest, March 17, 2015."