Incident Summary:

11/22/2009: On Sunday morning around 1030, in Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras, assailants detonated a bomb underneath a vehicle near the Abundant Life church, damaging the vehicle but resulting in no casualties. No group claimed responsibility.




Central America & Caribbean

region/u.s. state:

Francisco Morazán


Location Details:
A bomb detonates under a vehicle near the Abundant Life church in Tegucigalpa.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Abundant Life church
Specific Description The Abundant Life church was targeted
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Unknown explosives were 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 Vehicle Damaged in Bombing in Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, April 14, 2010.
Agence France Presse , "Low Power Explosive Device Detonated in Front of a Church in Honduras," Agence France Presse , November 22, 2009,