Incident Summary:

06/06/2005: In a series of anti-US propaganda bombings in Buenos Aires and its suburbs, a bomb was found at a MacDonald's early in the morning and disarmed by police. According to flyers found at the sites, the group responsible is called Mariano Moreno National Liberation Commando.




South America

region/u.s. state:

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity McDonalds
Specific Description McDonalds restaurant in Buenos Aires
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
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
Mariano Moreno National Liberation Commando (suspected) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Argentina: Two Propaganda Bombs Strike US Targets; Police Neutralize Third," ACAN-EFE, June 6, 2005.
"Highlights: Argentina Political Issues 6 Jun 05," FBIS Report, June 6, 2005.