Incident Summary:

11/11/2015: A mortar shell landed on a house in Al-Dular neighborhood, Benghazi city, Benghazi district, Libya. One As-Saiqa Special Forces soldier was killed in the incident. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201511110013

When:
2015-11-11

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Benghazi

City:
Near Benghazi

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Al-Dular area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Al-Saiqa
Specific Description Residence of Soldier
Nationality of Target Libya
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Al-Dular Area
Specific Description Area
Nationality of Target Libya
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
A mortar was 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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 November 12, 2015," Libya Digest, November 12, 2015.