Incident Summary:

2/1/2001: A bomb exploded in front of a monument in Mirogoj cemetery, Zagreb, Croatia. The monument was erected in remembrance of victims of fascism in World War II. No one was injured in the explosion; however, the monument was badly damaged. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
Mirogoj cemetery, approximately two kilometers from the main square in Zagreb

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity A Croatian monument
Specific Description A monument erected in remembrance of victims of fascism in a cemetery
Nationality of Target Croatia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives 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 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
"Blast in Zagreb cemetery," Agence France-Presse, February 1, 2001.
"Explosion damages monument to victims of fascism in Zagreb," Associated Press, February 1, 2001.
"Blast ruins anti-fascist monument at Zagreb cemetery," Reuters, February 1, 2001.