Incident Summary:

6/13/2000: A bomb was discovered and defused outside of an office building in the Hague. The building housed defense electronics Holland Signaal. The bomb contained approximately 350 grams of plastic explosives, as well as a detonator.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

South Holland

The Hague

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity An office building
Specific Description An office building in the Hague that housed defense electronics Holland Signaal
Nationality of Target Netherlands
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Civilians in an office building in the Hague
Nationality of Target Netherlands
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
The bomb contained 350 grams of plastic explosives as well as a detonator
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 / 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
"Dutch defuse bomb in the Hague," Reuters, June 13, 2000.