Incident Summary:

11/06/2009: On Friday, in Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras, assailants threw a fragmentation grenade at the National Electricity Company's (ENEE) Pueblo Nuevo substation, damaging the substation but resulting in no casualties. No group claimed responsibility.




Central America & Caribbean

region/u.s. state:

Francisco Morazán

Pueblo Nuevo

Location Details:
A grenade was thrown at the National Electricity Company's Pueblo Nuevo substation in Tegucigalpa.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity National Electricity Company
Specific Description The National Electricity Company's (ENEE) Pueblo Nuevo substation
Nationality of Target Honduras
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
Explosives Grenade
Weapon Details
A fragmentation grenade was used in the attack.
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
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Power Substation Damaged in Grenade Attack in Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, April 14, 2010.
Agence France Presse, "Political Campaigns in Middle of Crisis and Violent Attempts," Agence France Presse, November 5, 2009,