Incident Summary:

09/03/2015: Assailants threw petrol bombs and rocks at a car carrying tourists from the United States in Jebel Johar neighborhood, Hebron city, West Bank and Gaza Strip. At least two tourists were injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to Palestinian extremists.

GTD ID:
201509030038

When:
2015-09-03

Country:
West Bank and Gaza Strip

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

West Bank

City:
Hebron

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Jebel Johar neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Tourists
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Tourists
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Other
Weapon Details
A petrol bomb and rocks were 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
Palestinian Extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 2
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Palestinians attack US tourists mistaken as settlers," Daily Tribune, September 3, 2015."