Incident Summary:

01/19/2013: A suicide bombe detonated explosives strapped to his body outside a house near the town train station in Ceske Velenice, South Bohemian region, Czech Republic. Only the bomber was killed in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201301190012

When:
2013-01-19

Country:
Czech Republic

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South Bohemia

City:
Ceske Velenice

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Czech Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Police: EU foreigner dies in bomb blast, probably suicide," Prague Monitor, January 21, 2013."