Incident Summary:

04/09/2015: Assailants attacked and injured a guard at the United States Department of State Embassy in Al-Luqta neighborhood, Doha city, Doha province, Qatar. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201504090065

When:
2015-04-09

Country:
Qatar

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ar Rayyan

City:
Doha

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Al-Luqta neighborhood of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity United States Department of State
Specific Description United States Embassy Guard
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 1
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"US embassy guard attacked, injured in Doha," World Bulletin, April 10, 2015."
"US Embassy guard in Qatar assaulted, attacker in custody," San Francisco Chronicle, April 9, 2015."