Incident Summary:

07/26/2017: Assailants shelled Wadi Hamid camp in Arsal, Beqaa, Lebanon. Three Syrian refugees were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Hezbollah.

GTD ID:
201707260036

When:
2017-07-26

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Beqaa

City:
Near Arsal

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Wadi Hamid camp, on the outskirts of Arsal.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
Specific Description Wadi Hamid Camp
Nationality of Target International
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Rockets were used in the attack.
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
Hezbollah No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
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
"Lebanon: 3 Syrians killed in shelling near Arsal camp," Anadolu Ajansi, July 26, 2017.