GTD ID:
198407140005

When:
1984-07-14

Country:
El Salvador

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chalatenango

City:
San Antonio Grande

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity
Specific Description Freight train
Nationality of Target El Salvador
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $70,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Dynamite/TNT
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Dynamite; Automatic rifles
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 31 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 31
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