Incident Summary:

08/01/2018: Assailants robbed an Amen Bank branch in Kasserine, Tunisia. There were no reported casualties in the attack. This was one of two related events in Kasserine on this date. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attacks to Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade.




Middle East & North Africa

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Amen Bank
Specific Description Bank
Nationality of Target Tunisia
Additional Information
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $30,310.17
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Kalashnikov assault rifles were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
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