Incident Summary:

12/21/2011: A homemade explosive detonated in an area known as "la isla" or "el triangulo," in Buenos Aires, Districto Federal, Argentina. The explosion damaged two cars and broke windows on a house and a building. The attack was claimed by a group calling itself the Core Conspirators for the Extension of Chaos (Núcleo de Conspiradores por la Extensión de Kaos). The group claimed on their webpage that they will continue attacks to "make life impossible," but they did not state what their end goal was. No deaths or injuries were reported.




South America

region/u.s. state:

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Location Details:
In an area known as "la isla" or "el triangulo" (The island or the triangle)

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Private residence and cars
Specific Description Private residence and two cars
Nationality of Target Argentina
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
The bomb was made using a bottle, rags and diesel or gasoline.
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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Core Conspirators for the Extension of Chaos (Núcleo de Conspiradores por la Extensión de Kaos) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
"Estalló una bomba a metros del Ministerio de Seguridad (English: A bomb exploded just meters from the Ministry of Security," La Nacion, December 22, 2011.