Incident Summary:

07/23/1999: A Turkish travel agency was the target of a bombing in Munich, Germany. The explosion injured two people and caused minor damage to the building. No one claimed credit for the attack.

GTD ID:
199907230005

When:
1999-07-23

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bavaria

City:
Munich

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description Turkish Travel Agency
Nationality of Target Turkey
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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
Edward F. Mickolus, Terrorism, 1996-2001: A Chronology, Imprint Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002.