GTD ID:
198406070005

When:
1984-06-07

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Corsica

City:
Ajaccio

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity
Specific Description Jail
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 2
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 5
Days of Kidnapping 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Heavily armed; Automatic firearms; Grenades; Pistols
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
Corsican National Liberation Front (FLNC) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 5
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources