Incident Summary:

11/22/2015: Security forces found and safely defused an explosive device at Al-Safsa checkpoint in Labraq, Jabal Al Akhdar district, Libya. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201511220005

When:
2015-11-22

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jabal Al Akhdar

City:
Labraq

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Libyan National Police (LNP)
Specific Description Al-Safsa Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device hidden in a suitcase 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 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 23, 2015," Libya Digest, November 23, 2015.