Incident Summary:

04/06/2015: An explosive device detonated near the Hamas Headquarters and a mosque in Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, Gaza city, Gaza Strip. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources separately attributed the attack to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and the Supporters of the Islamic State in Jerusalem.

GTD ID:
201504070048

When:
2015-04-06

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

City:
Gaza

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sheikh Radwan area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb was 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
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade No
Supporters of the Islamic State in Jerusalem No
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
Sources
"Yarmouk Camp Beheadings: Hamas Arrests Prominent Isis Preacher in Gaza," International Business Times India, April 7, 2015.
"Explosive device set off near Gaza mosque," Ma'an News Agency, April 7, 2015.
"Bomb Explodes Near Hamas Headquarters," Israel National News, April 7, 2015.