Incident Summary:

10/16/2015: Security forces discovered and defused a pipe bomb at a checkpoint in Issawiya neighborhood, Jerusalem, Israel. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201510160071

When:
2015-10-16

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jerusalem

City:
Jerusalem

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Issawiya neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Israeli Border Police
Specific Description Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Pipe Bomb
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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
Sources
"Police thwart possible attack after finding pipe bomb in Jerusalem," Jerusalem Post, October 16, 2015.
"Dog foils Jerusalem bombing," Ynet News, October 17, 2015.