Incident Summary:

06/06/2005: In a series of anti-US propaganda bombings in Buenos Aires and its suburbs, a Blockbuster was bombed in the suburb of Ramos Mejia early in the morning, damaging the building but injuring no one. 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

Location Details:
In the Buenos Aires suburb of Ramos Mejia

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Blockbuster
Specific Description Blockbuster store in Ramos Mejia, suburb of Buenos Aires
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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.