Incident Summary:

01/22/2006: An explosive device planted by unknown persons exploded next to the door of the office of the Socialist Party of the Basque Country in Iruna de Oca in the Basque region of Spain. The blast caused slight property damage, but there were no casualties. There were no claims of responsibility.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Basque Country

Iruna de la Oca

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Socialist Party of the Basque Country
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive 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) No
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 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
“Socialist HQ Targeted in Bomb Attack in Spain’s Basque Country,” EFE, January 22, 2006.
“Reports: Small Device Explodes Outside Socialist Party Office in Basque Town,” Associated Press Worldstream, January 22, 2006.