Incident Summary:

11/24/2000: In Cote d'Amour, France, one individual was killed in an explosion at an inter-community trade union office. The victim was an employee of the union, which is run by the local government and which heads decision-making on issues of health, tourism and the environment. Separatist militants were suspected in the attack.

GTD ID:
200011240003

When:
2000-11-24

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Pays-de-la-Loire

City:
Baule

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Trade Union
Specific Description The office building of an inter-community trade union
Nationality of Target France
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"One Killed in Suspected Terrorist Attack in France," Xinhua, November 24, 2000.