Incident Summary:

02/05/2008: UCLA professor Edythe London's home was set on fire by suspected activists, causing property damage but resulting in no casualties. The Animal Liberation Fron (ALF) later claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200802050002

When:
2008-02-05

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

California

City:
Los Angeles

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Specific Description Edythe London residence
Nationality of Target United States
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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) (suspected) 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
Sources
Julia Erlandson, "UCLA researcher's house targeted again," University Wire, Feb 06, 2008.
"Fire set at home of UCLA professor," UPI, Feb 06, 2008.