Incident Summary:

06/29/2015: Assailants opened fire on a civilian vehicle near Shvut Rachel, West Bank. At least one person was killed and three others were injured in the assault. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, and Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement) separately claimed responsibility for the attack.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Near Shvut Rachel

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement) Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Shooting wounds four Israelis near West Bank settlement," Agence France Presse -- English, June 30, 2015.
"Israeli man succumbs to wounds following West Bank shooting," Haaretz, June 30, 2015.
"Terror attack in West Bank: Four Israelis," Ynet News, June 30, 2015.