Incident Summary:

08/27/2020: Assailants set fire to the vehicle of Abdul-Qader Asayrah and sprayed hate and racists slogans calling for the ethnic cleansing of Arabs on walls in Asira al-Qibiliya, West Bank, West Bank and Gaza Strip. There were no injuries in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Jewish Settlers.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Asira al-Qibliya

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle of Civilian: Abdul-Qader Asayrah
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Asira al-Qibiliya Village
Specific Description Village Walls
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Israeli settlers 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
"Jewish Settlers Torch Palestinian Vehicle, Spray Racist Graffiti near Nablus," Palestine Chronicle, August 28, 2020.