Incident Summary:

12/26/2017: Assailants threw an explosive device at the vehicle of Sheikh Mohammad al-Naqri in Aramoun, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon. Al-Naqri, a Lebanese Ministry of Justice judge, was not harmed as there were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201712260019

When:
2017-12-26

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mount Lebanon

City:
Aramoun

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kesrouan district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Lebanese Ministry of Justice
Specific Description Vehicle of Judge: Sheikh Mohammad al-Naqri
Nationality of Target Lebanon
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
"Assailants throw explosives at Beirut judge's car," The Daily Star (Lebanon), December 27, 2017.