GTD ID:
197903210002

When:
1979-03-21

Country:
Nicaragua

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nueva Segovia

City:
Mesas del Cacao

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity National Guard
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target Nicaragua
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) Carlos Fonseca Northern Front Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 22 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 22
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