Incident Summary:

10/16/1999: A Civil Guard officer was slightly injured when a group of 4 hooded individuals attacked the corps's barracks in Ondarroa, Biscay Province, Spain, with six or eight petrol bombs.

GTD ID:
199910160005

When:
1999-10-16

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Basque Country

City:
Ondarroa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Spanish Civil Guard
Specific Description Spanish Civil Guard in Ondarroa
Nationality of Target Spain
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
Incendiary Gasoline or Alcohol
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 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Spain: Civil Guard officer Injured in Basque Attack,” EFE, October 16, 1999."