GTD ID:
198902160009

When:
1989-02-16

Country:
El Salvador

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

La Libertad

City:
Entre Rios

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity military
Specific Description military base
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 $50,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Mortars; Automatic firearm
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
Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 9 Fatalities / 11 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 9
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 11
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources