Incident Summary:

08/06/2015: An assailant drove his vehicle into a group of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers near Shiloh junction, West Bank. Three soldiers were injured in the attack and the assailant was injured when the soldiers opened fire. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources identified the assailant as Raid Mohammed Badwan, a Palestinian extremist.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Near Shilo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Israel Defense Forces (IDF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information The victims included Lieutenant Daniel Elvaz.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Palestinian Extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
"Palestinian strikes three IDF soldiers with vehicle in West Bank terror attack," Jerusalem Post, August 6, 2015.
"Israeli man lightly wounded in stabbing near roadblock north of Jerusalem," Haaretz, August 9, 2015.
"Three IDF soldiers wounded in vehicular attack," Ynet News, August 6, 2015.