Incident Summary:

03/12/2017: An explosive device detonated against a soldier in Sbeitla, Kasserine, Tunisia. The soldier was injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703120017

When:
2017-03-12

Country:
Tunisia

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kasserine

City:
Sbeitla district

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Mount Sammama area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Tunisian Armed Forces (FAT)
Specific Description Soldier
Nationality of Target Tunisia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Deadly attack on security forces in southern Tunisia," France24, March 12, 2017."