Incident Summary:

06/08/2004: Two members of the Civil Guard were killed in a shooting in the town of Castejon in Navarre [partly Basque-speaking region in northern Spain]. The two civil guardsmen were machine-gunned from a green Suzuki jeep which drove away. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200406080002

When:
2004-06-08

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Navarre

City:
Castejon

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Civil Guard
Specific Description Civil Guard
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
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 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
“Two policemen shot dead in Spain,” Madrid Canal 24 Horas TV, June 8, 2004.