Incident Summary:

02/27/2006: A bomb exploded in Mungia in the Basque Country of Spain and injured two policemen. Authorities suspected Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) in the attack.

GTD ID:
200602270010

When:
2006-02-27

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Basque Country

City:
Mungia

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Spanish Police
Specific Description Police in Mungia, Spain
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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
Basque Fatherland and Freedom (ETA) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Bomb Explodes in Spain’s Basque Country,” Associated Press, February 28, 2006.