Incident Summary:

10/10/2001: Petrol bombs were used in an attack on a French navy recruitment office in Pau, Pyrenees-Atlantiques department, France. Superficial damage was done to the building. Two phone calls were made to the Agence France Presse claiming responsibility on behalf of the previously unknown Totally Anti-War Group / Association totalement anti-guerre (ATAG).

GTD ID:
200110100001

When:
2001-10-10

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aquitaine

City:
Pau

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity French Navy
Specific Description French naval recruitment center in Pau, France
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Gasoline or Alcohol
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
Association Totalement Anti-Guerre (ATAG) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
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
“French navy recruitment centre attacked,” Agence France Presse, October 11, 2001.