Incident Summary:

11/12/2015: Assailants shelled an unknown number of houses in Sahil al-Bakkush neighborhood, Derna city, Derna district, Libya. There were no reported casualties in the incident. No group claimed responsibility for the attack; however, sources attributed it to the Barqa Province of the Islamic State.

GTD ID:
201511120007

When:
2015-11-12

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Derna

City:
Derna

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sahil al-Bakkush.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Residences
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
Mortars 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
Barqa Province of the Islamic State 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
"Libya Daily Digest November 13, 2015," Libya Digest, November 13, 2015.