Incident Summary:

06/11/2016: Assailants shot and killed a taxi driver in Arish, North Sinai, Egypt. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Sinai Province of the Islamic State.

GTD ID:
201606110019

When:
2016-06-11

Country:
Egypt

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Sinai

City:
Arish

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Taxi Driver: Ahmed Medhat
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Sinai Province of the Islamic State No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Roundup on Security Situation in Sinai 10-11 June 2016," Summary, June 10, 2016."
"'Sinai Province' continues targeting civilians in North Sinai," Daily News Egypt, June 12, 2016."