GTD ID:
197802020002

When:
1978-02-02

Country:
Nicaragua

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Granada

City:
Granada

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Towns
Nationality of Target Nicaragua
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $2,500.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Firearms Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm; Rifle; Grenade launchers; Bazookas
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
Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 14 Fatalities / 24 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 14
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 24
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources