GTD ID:
198307270011

When:
1983-07-27

Country:
Portugal

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lisbon

City:
Lisbon

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity
Specific Description Turkish Embassy/Ambassador's residence(Avenue das Descobertas)
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 3
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Incendiary
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Automatic firearms; Explosives; Incendiary; Firearm
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
Justice Commandos for the Armenian Genocide Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 5
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 5
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources