Incident Summary:

04/01/2000: A Molotov cocktail was thrown at the Total gas station in Dury, France, causing no damage. An anonymous caller claimed responsibility, and claimed to represent ‘an armed group for the protection of the environment,' however a specific group was not identified.

GTD ID:
200004010003

When:
2000-04-01

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Pays-de-la-Loire

City:
Dury

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Total
Specific Description Total gas station in Dury, France
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
Molotov cocktails were used.
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 Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
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
“French Gas Station Attacked by Molotov Cocktail,” AFP (Domestic Service), April 1, 2000.