Incident Summary:

11/09/2000: 1 October Anti-Fascist Resistance Group (GRAPO) members were suspected of setting off an explosion that caused considerable damage to the building, which houses the Employment Agency of the autonomous government of Catalunya. No casualties were reported in this incident.

GTD ID:
200011090001

When:
2000-11-09

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: Government (General)
Name of Entity Employment Agency of the Autonomous Government of Catalunya
Specific Description The building which houses the Employment Agency of the Autonomous Government of Catalunya
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom 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 Unknown Explosive 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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group (GRAPO) (suspected) 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
Sources
"Blast goes off in Barcelona, no casualties reported,” Tass, November 14, 2000.