GTD ID:
199407180002

When:
1994-07-18

Country:
Argentina

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Buenos Aires

City:
Buenos Aires

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Jewish Community
Specific Description Jewish-Argentine Mutual Association (AMIA)
Nationality of Target Argentina
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
Car bomb
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Hezbollah (suspected) Partisans of God Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 85 Fatalities / 236 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 85
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 236
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources