Incident Summary:

11/02/2000: A car bomb exploded in Barcelona, Spain, injuring two people. A phone call on behalf of Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) was received fifteen minutes before the bomb went off warning of the bomb.

GTD ID:
200011020007

When:
2000-11-02

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Catalonia

City:
Barcelona

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Residents of Barcelona
Nationality of Target Spain
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 Vehicle
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) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (pre-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Police Say ETA Car Bomb Aimed at Causing 'Confusion and Terror',” EFE, November 2, 2000.
“Two hurt in fresh Spanish blast attributed to ETA,” Agence France Presse, November 2, 2000.
“Spanish Daily Says ETA Attack in Barcelona Part of New Strategy,” La Vanguardia (Internet Version-WWW), November 3, 2000.