Incident Summary:

02/17/2008: Unknown perpetrators set two small fires at a Planned Parenthood facility in Six Rivers, California. The facility was closed at the time, and there were no casualties and only minor property damage. No group claimed responsibility for this attack.

GTD ID:
200802170011

When:
2008-02-17

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

California

City:
Eureka

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Abortion Related
Name of Entity Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
Specific Description Planned Parenthood facility
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
Anti-Abortion extremists 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
Karen Wilkinson, "Security tightens at Planned Parenthood," Eureka Times Standard, February 20, 2008.
Ryan Burns, "Planned Parenthood set on fire in apparent hate crime," Eureka Times Standard, February 17, 2008.