Incident Summary:

11/28/2015: Assailants fired rockets into Ard Zwawa al-Bahria neighborhood in Benghazi city, Benghazi district, Libya. At least two people were killed and 12 people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed it to the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries.

GTD ID:
201511280006

When:
2015-11-28

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Benghazi

City:
Benghazi

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Ard Zwawa al-Bahria neighborhood.

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 Civilians
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Rockets 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
Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 12 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 12
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Libya Daily Digest November 30, 2015," Libya Digest, November 30, 2015.
"Violent risks intelligence bulletin - 30 November 2015," Jane's Country Risk Daily Report (Proquest), November 30, 2015.