09/04/2009: On Friday night at about 0330, assailants toppled two radio transmission towers belonging to the sports radio station KRKO with a bulldozer in Everett, Washington, United States, after assailants stole construction equipment from the site. The Earth Liberation Front claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack took place at two transmission towers in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States.
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|Successful Attack? ()
Target Information ()
|Target Type: Telecommunication|
|Name of Entity
||KRKO Radio Station|
||Two radio transmission towers|
|Nationality of Target
|Extent of Property Damage
|Value of Property Damage
|Unknown weapons were used in the attack.|
|Part of Multiple Incident?||No|
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|Doubt Terrorism Proper ()
Perpetrator Group Information
|Earth Liberation Front (ELF)
||Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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|Total Number of Casualties
||0 Fatalities / 0 Injured|
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|"Kiro TV, "Two Radio Transmission Towers Damaged in Assault by Earth Liberation Front in Snohomish, Washington, United States," Kiro TV, September 4, 2009."
|"Associated Press, "Vandals Bring Down KRKO Towers," http://www.radioink.com/Article.asp?id=1486342&spid=24698#Scene_1 (September 4, 2009)."