Incident Summary:

07/03/1985: An explosive device was discovered at an Army-Navy recruiting station in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The device, which was rendered safe at the scene, is suspected to have been planted by the Organization of Volunteers for the Puerto Rican Revolution based on the modus operandi. There were no casualties nor property damage in the incident.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:

Puerto Rico


Location Details:
1 at recruiting station

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Army-Navy Recruiting Station
Specific Description Army-Navy Recruiting Station in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Nationality of Target Puerto Rico
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Organization of Volunteers for the Puerto Rican Revolution (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"FBI Analysis of Terrorist Incidents and Terrorist Related Activities in the United States: 1985," Terrorist Research and Analytical Center, Terrorism Section, Criminal Investigative Division, FBI, 1985.