GTD ID:
198009050002

When:
1980-09-05

Country:
Guatemala

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Guatemala

City:
Guatemala City

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity
Specific Description office of President Romeo Lucas Garcia
Nationality of Target Guatemala
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Major (likely > $1 million but < $1 billion)
Value of Property Damage $1,000,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
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
Left-Wing Guerrillas Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities / 80 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 80
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources