GTD ID:
197803160004

When:
1978-03-16

Country:
Turkey

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Istanbul

City:
Istanbul

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity
Specific Description Istanbul Univ.
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $250.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Unknown Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 44 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 44
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources