Incident Summary:

08/07/2017: Assailants in Syria fired seven rockets at Lebanese Army outposts in Qaa, Beqaa, Lebanon. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

GTD ID:
201708070027

When:
2017-08-07

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Beqaa

City:
Qaa

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Baalbek district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Lebanese Army
Specific Description Outposts
Nationality of Target Lebanon
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Seven Grad 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) 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
"Daesh targets Army posts, as it prepares for battle," The Daily Star (Lebanon), August 8, 2017.
"Security source says initial information shows Islamic State fired rockets into Lebanon," Reuters Africa, August 7, 2017.