Incident Summary:

08/14/2015: Assailants set fire to a gas station along Highway 60 near Eli Settlement, West Bank. There were no reported casualties in the attack. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) claimed responsibility for the incident.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Near Eli

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Highway 60 near the settlement.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Gas Station
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
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
"Security forces arrest 2 terror suspects for gas station 'revenge' firebombing," Jerusalem Post, September 29, 2015.
"Two arson attacks in West Bank as violence continues escalating," Ynet News, August 15, 2015.
"2 Israeli Police Stabbed, 1 Terrorist Dead in Sabbath Attacks," Jewish Press, August 15, 2015.