Incident Summary:

06/04/2000: An estate agency and a civil engineering firm were targeted in explosive attacks in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica. The premises of the Golf agency and the civil engineering firm Marcellesi were seriously damaged by two explosive charges of about 200 g. There were no casualties and no claim of responsibility in this incident.




Western Europe

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Gulf Estate Agency
Specific Description A Building Housing the Gulf Estate Agency
Nationality of Target France
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Marcellesi Civil Engineering Firm
Specific Description A Building Housing the Marcellesi Civil Engineering Firm
Nationality of Target France
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive charges of about 200 g each were used in the attack.
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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
"France: Two Businesses Seriously Damaged in Bomb Attack in Southern Corsica", Agence France Presse, June 04, 2000.