Incident Summary:

03/14/2017: Assailants raided and set fire to the Al-Nabaa TV station in Tariq Zanatah, Tripoli, Libya. There were no reported casualties in the incident. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201703140017

When:
2017-03-14

Country:
Libya

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Tripoli

City:
Tripoli

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Tariq Zanatah in Zanatah neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Al-Nabaa TV
Specific Description Station
Nationality of Target Libya
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
"Forces overrun headquarters of rival militia, source says," Daily Nation, March 15, 2017."
"Libyan TV off air as tension escalates in capital," Al-Wasat Online, March 15, 2017."