Incident Summary:

02/03/1998: A powerful blast outside a railway and bus station in Kosice, Slovakia, injured three people. There was no claim of responsibility in the attack.

GTD ID:
199802030001

When:
1998-02-03

Country:
Slovak Republic

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosice (Region)

City:
Kosice

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Kosice Railway System
Specific Description Kosice Railroad/Bus Station
Nationality of Target Slovak Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Time Fuse
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Two Hurt as Powerful Blast Destroys Cars in Kosice,” Prague CTK, February 3, 1998."
"'Time Bomb' Explodes in Vehicle, Injures Three in Kosice,” Bratislava TASR, February 3, 1998."