GTD ID:
198503300001

When:
1985-03-30

Country:
Nicaragua

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Managua

City:
San Miguel

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity
Specific Description 2 Gasoline tank trucks
Nationality of Target Nicaragua
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $100,000.00
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
Democratic Revolutionary Alliance (ARDE) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 24 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 24
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources