GTD ID:
198407120002

When:
1984-07-12

Country:
South Africa

Region:
Sub-Saharan Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

KwaZulu-Natal

City:
Durban

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description APV Hall, an air conditioning and refrigeration factory *
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Explosive; Car bomb
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
African National Congress (South Africa) (suspected) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 27 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 27
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources