Incident Summary:

11/18/1999: Unidentified assailants of the Great East Islamic Raiders Front (IBDA-C) damaged pictures of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and planted a pipe-bomb in headquarters of the Ataturk Association (ADD) in Istanbul, Turkey. The perpetrators spray painted their name at the scene. No casualties were reported.

GTD ID:
199911180002

When:
1999-11-18

Country:
Turkey

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Istanbul

City:
Istanbul

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Ataturk Association (ADD)
Specific Description Uskudar headquarters of the Ataturk Association (ADD)
Nationality of Target Turkey
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 Pipe Bomb
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
Great Eastern Islamic Raiders Front (IBDA-C) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Bomb Attack at Ataturk Association Uskudar Headquarters," Ankara Anatolia, November 18,1999.