GTD ID:
198309040001

When:
1983-09-04

Country:
El Salvador

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

San Miguel

City:
San Miguel

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description city of San Miguel
Nationality of Target El Salvador
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
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Automatic 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
Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 500
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 30 Fatalities / 48 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 30
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 48
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources