GTD ID:
197701240002

When:
1977-01-24

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Madrid

City:
Madrid

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Kidnapping)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Spain
Specific Description President of the Supreme Council: Lieutenant General Emilio Villaescusa Quilis
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 1
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 0
Days of Kidnapping 18
Outcome Successful Rescue
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group (GRAPO) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 6
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources