Incident Summary:

12/18/2015: Several explosive devices were discovered and defused in Southern district, Israel. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512180029

When:
2015-12-18

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Southern

City:
Unknown

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Remote Trigger
Weapon Details
An unspecified number of explosive devices utilizing remote-controlled timers via cell phone 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
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
"Powerful IEDs found near Gaza border," Ynet News, December 20, 2015.
"Israel: Terror Attack Foiled After IDF Engineers Detonate Powerful Explosive Devices at Gaza Border," Ynetnews, December 18, 2015.
"Explosive devices found near Gaza border," Arutz Sheva, December 18, 2015.