Incident Summary:

12/30/2015: An explosive device was discovered and defused at an Egyptian National Police (ENP) checkpoint in Faisal neighborhood, Giza city, Giza governorate, Egypt. The Islamic State in Egypt claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201512300034

When:
2015-12-30

Country:
Egypt

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Giza

City:
Giza

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Faisal neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Egyptian National Police (ENP)
Specific Description Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Islamic State in Egypt Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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
"Security detonates IED outside Giza checkpoint," Egypt Independent, December 30, 2015.
"BBC Monitoring: Terrorism Digest 30-31 December 2015," BBC Monitoring, December 31, 2015.