GTD ID:
198008020001

When:
1980-08-02

Country:
Italy

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Emilia-Romagna

City:
Bologna

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity
Specific Description Central Station (RR)
Nationality of Target Italy
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 Dynamite/TNT
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Plastic explosive; Explosive - TNT
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
Armed Revolutionary Nuclei (NAR) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 85 Fatalities / 188 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 85
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 188
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources