Incident Summary:

01/07/2000: An unidentified person threw a Molotov cocktail into a pharmacy in Bratislava causing a fire in the building. Three employees and a firefighter were injured and the interior of the pharmacy was completely destroyed.

GTD ID:
200001070002

When:
2000-01-07

Country:
Slovak Republic

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bratislava (Region)

City:
Bratislava

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A pharmacy in Bratislava
Nationality of Target Slovak Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
A Molotov cocktail was thrown into the building
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 / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Slovak Phamacy Hit in Bomb Attack,” CTK, January 7, 2000.