Incident Summary:

07/12/2006:The Animal Liberation Front (ALF) accidentally targeted an elder woman's house with a bomb in Bel Air, California, United States. The device failed to go off but authorities stressed that had it detonated it is very likely that the woman would have been killed.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:


Los Angeles

Location Details:
Bel Air

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
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?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
Animal Liberation Front (ALF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
“Animal Liberation group takes responsibility for terrorist attack on elderly woman who was unintended target- Reward for information Offered.” US Fed News. July 12, 2006.