Incident Summary:

12/30/2003: The anarchist group called Informal Anarchic Federation sent a letter bomb addressed to the headquarters of the Eurojust. The bomb did not explode and did not cause any injuries.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

South Holland

The Hague

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: NGO
Name of Entity Eurojust
Specific Description Headquarters office of Eurojust in the Hague
Nationality of Target Multinational
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Letter Bomb
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
Informal Anarchist Federation Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Letter)
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
Patrick Lannin, “Europe on Alert as Bomb Found in Letters,” The Globe and Mail (Canada), December 31, 2003
“Letter Bomb Sent to EU Crime Group,”, December 30, 2003
“New Letterbomb to EU Fails to Explode,” United Press International, December 30, 2003