Incident Summary:

10/04/2019: Assailants fired two rockets targeting areas in Khan Yunis, near Kissufim on the Israeli border, Gaza Strip. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement) and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ).



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Gaza Strip

Near Khan Yunis

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Kissufim in Israel.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Kissufim Community
Specific Description Community
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Two 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
Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement) No
Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) 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
"Two rockets fired at Israel from Gaza Strip - IDF reports," Jerusalem Post, October 4, 2019.
"Failed Rocket Attack Still Sends Israelis Racing for Shelter," Jewish Press, October 5, 2019.