Incident Summary:

10/17/2015: Assailants attempted to plant explosive devices in a hospital in Sabratah, Nuqat Al Khams district, Libya. Security forces arrested the assailants before planting the explosives. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Gaddafi Loyalists.

GTD ID:
201510170001

When:
2015-10-17

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nuqat Al Khams

City:
Sabratah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Hospital
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Qaddafi loyalists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
"Libya security digest Arab Media October 19, 2015," Libya Digest, October 19, 2015.