Incident Summary:

08/25/2020: Assailants in Lebanon opened fire on Israeli military forces near Manara, Northern, Israel. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Hezbollah.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Manara

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Aman
Specific Description Combat Intelligence Troops
Nationality of Target Israel
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 Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
Weapon Details
Sniper rifles 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
Hezbollah 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
"Israel: Hezbollah deliberately endangered UN troops in attack," dpa-AFX International ProFeed, August 26, 2020.
"Israel hits Hezbollah positions after shots from Lebanon," Ansamed, August 26, 2020.
"UN peacekeepers investigating flareup on Israel-Lebanon border," The Times of Israel, August 26, 2020.