Incident Summary:

07/16/2000: A car bomb suspected to have been planted by the Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) exploded outside of a police barracks in Agreda, Spain, injuring one.

GTD ID:
200007160007

When:
2000-07-16

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Castile and Leon

City:
Agreda

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Guardia Civil
Specific Description Guardia Civil Barracks in Agreda
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
A car bomb was 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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Basque Fatherland and Freedom (ETA) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“ETA blamed as politician is murdered, bomb rocks barracks,” Deutsche Presse-Agentur, July 16, 2000.
“Bomb explodes in civil guard barracks in northern Spain,” Agence France Presse, July 16, 2000.
Elizabeth Nash, “BOMB AND MURDER RAISE FEARS OF NEW ETA CAMPAIGN,” The Independent (London), July 17, 2000.