Incident Summary:

08/11/1998: Two Molotov cocktails were thrown into the office of the Freedom Union (UW) board in Bialystok, Poland, by unknown perpetrators. The office was unoccupied at the time of the attack. No one was killed or injured in the incident.

GTD ID:
199808110002

When:
1998-08-11

Country:
Poland

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Podlaskie

City:
Bialystok

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Freedom Union (UW) board
Specific Description Freedom Union (UW) board in Bialystok, Poland
Nationality of Target Poland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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 / 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
Sources
"Fire Bombs Thrown at Freedom Union Office in Bialystok," Warsaw TV Polonia Network, August 11, 1998.