Incident Summary:

10/21/2000: The Mujahidin-e-Khalq fired mortars at the International Trade Fair in Tehran. No causalities resulted in the incident.

GTD ID:
200010210001

When:
2000-10-21

Country:
Iran

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Tehran

City:
Tehran

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity International Trade Fair
Specific Description International Trade Fair in Tehran
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
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
Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) 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
Sources
“Iran: Tehran mortar attack causes no casualties, blamed on MKO,” Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran Network 2, October 21, 2000.
“Roundup: Apparent arrests after mortar attack EDS: updates with official confirmation, possible arrests,” Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 21, 2000.