Incident Summary:

12/06/2007: A parcel bomb went off in Paris, France, killing an office worker. The perpetrator was unknown. The French Interior Ministry reported that another person was seriously hurt in the incident. The blast occurred at a building housing French president Nicolas Sarkozy's old law firm.

GTD ID:
200712060001

When:
2007-12-06

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ile-de-France

City:
Paris

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Law Firm office building
Specific Description Secretary
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Letter Bomb
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 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"More on Paris Parcel Bomb Kills One" Sky News. December 6, 2007.