Incident Summary:

10/18/2015: Assailants kidnapped Talib Hussain 'Ajjaj in Tripoli city, Tripoli district, Libya. The whereabouts of 'Ajjaj, the southern Tripoli Attorney General, are unknown. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201510180055

When:
2015-10-18

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Tripoli

City:
Tripoli

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Tripoli
Specific Description Attorney General: Talib Hussain 'Ajjaj
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 1
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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 Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Libya Daily Digest October 21, 2015," Libya Digest, October 21, 2015.