Incident Summary:

10/12/2002: Suspected members of the Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) threw grenades at a Civil Guard’s barracks in Urdax, Spain. Two soldiers sustained injuries.

GTD ID:
200210120002

When:
2002-10-12

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Navarre

City:
Urdax

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Spanish Civil Guard
Specific Description Spanish Civil Guard’s barracks in Urdax, Spain
Nationality of Target Spain
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Basque Fatherland and Freedom (ETA) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Grenades fired at police station in northern Spain, causing minor injuries,” Associated Press, October 12, 2002.
“Spain: Civil Guard barracks attacked with grenades near Basque Country,” EFE October 12, 2002.
“Two persons injured in grenade attack on Spanish military barracks,” Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 12, 2002.