Incident Summary:

07/24/2000: Three people were injured after a police station in Cuajimalpa, a wooded area 15 miles outside of Mexico City, Mexico, was attacked by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of the People (FARP).




North America

region/u.s. state:

Mexican Federal District


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Federal Preventive Police (PFP)
Specific Description Gama Base
Nationality of Target Mexico
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Additional Information The FARP is one of 5 splinter groups of the Popular Revolutionary Army.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias del Pueblo (FARP) 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 / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
“Guerrilla group FARP attacks police outpost in Mexico City,” Reforma (Mexico City), July 25, 2000.
“3 Wounded in Mexico Police Attack,” Associated Press Online, July 24, 2000.
“Gunmen open fire on police station, wounding three people,” Associated Press Worldstream, July 24, 2000.