Incident Summary:

06/11/2016: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated near a post office in Benghazi, Libya. At least two people were killed and six people were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201606110050

When:
2016-06-11

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Benghazi

City:
Benghazi

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: Abu-Bakr Abdulrahim, Abu-Bakr al-Jarushi, Abdulrahim
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
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
Additional Information The victims included Abdulrahman Faraj al-Jarushi, 'Iyad Amir al-Quzayri, Abdulbasit Buhayri, Mur'i al-Jarushi, Faraj al-Farjani, and Fathi Bilqasim al-Qaba'yili.
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 2 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Libya: Benghazi's Security Director Confirms Deadly Blast Caused by Car Bomb in As Salmani," Al-Wasat Online, June 13, 2016."