GTD ID:
198902020003

When:
1989-02-02

Country:
Colombia

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Arauca

City:
Saravena district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Colombian Military
Specific Description Military Truck
Nationality of Target Colombia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $20,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm; Mine
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
National Liberation Army of Colombia (ELN) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources