GTD ID:
198305200005

When:
1983-05-20

Country:
South Africa

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Gauteng

City:
Pretoria

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description Air Force Headquarters, on church street, in Nedbank Plaza Building
Nationality of Target South Africa
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 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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
African National Congress (South Africa) (suspected) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 19 Fatalities / 217 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 19
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 217
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources