Incident Summary:

06/03/2002: Molotov Cocktails consisting of Miller beer bottles filled with gasoline and stuffed with burning rags were thrown at the Cuban-American National Foundation headquarters at 1312 SW 27th Ave., Miami, Florida, U.S.A. . Authorities believe that an earlier Molotov Cocktail attack on the Alpha 66 headquarters at 1714 W. Flagler St. is related to this incident. Leaders of both groups suspect that the "hand of Castro" was behind the attacks and Cuban spies carried out the attack.



United States

North America

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: NGO
Name of Entity Cuban-American National Foundation
Specific Description The Cuban-American National Foundation Headquarters in Miami, Florida
Nationality of Target United States
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
Molotov Cocktails were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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
"Noone hurt in attacks,", June 3, 2002.
"Anti-Castro Organizations Bombed," The Associated Press, June 3, 2002.