Incident Summary:

06/26/2019: Assailants opened fire on a checkpoint along Arish-Qantara International Road in Arish, North Sinai, Egypt. There were no reported casualties in the attack. This was one of three coordinated attacks in and around Arish on the same date. The Sinai Province of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201906260024

When:
2019-06-26

Country:
Egypt

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Sinai

City:
Arish

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Arish-Qantara International Road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Egyptian National Police (ENP)
Specific Description Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Sinai Province of the Islamic State 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
"Egypt: Two Nights Of Terror Cap Week Of Violence In Arish," Mada Masr, June 27, 2019.
"Attacks 'target police, kill 9 civilians' in Egypt's Sinai," BBC Monitoring, June 27, 2019.
"Terrorism: Transcript of ISIS's Al-Bayan News Bulletin for 27 June 2019," Telegram, June 27, 2019.