GTD ID:
197303080001

When:
1973-03-08

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

England

City:
London

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Central Criminal Court
Specific Description Court Building
Nationality of Target Great Britain
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity British Army
Specific Description Recruiting Center in Whitehall
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
Explosive
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Irish Republican Army (IRA) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 238 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 238
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources