Incident Summary:

06/12/2008: On Thursday, a homemade bomb, planted in a car, was discovered near a shopping center on the outskirts of Prague, Praha, Czech Republic. No group claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing.



Czech Republic

Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The bomb was in a car near a shopping center on the outskirts of Prague, Praha, Czech Republic.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description A shopping center
Nationality of Target Czech Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Vehicle
Weapon Details
A homemade bomb placed in a vehicle was used.
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 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
World News Connection, "Car with Non-Functioning Explosive Device Found in Czech Capital - Press," Czech News Agency, June 12, 2008.
Radio Praha, "Non-Functioning Car Bomb Discovered in Prague," Radio Praha,
Lexis Nexis, "Summary of CTK General News in English, June 13, 21:00," CTK National News Wire, June 12, 2008.