Incident Summary:

12/26/2013: An assailant threw an explosive device at the office of Mihail Jovic, editor-in-chief of the Vijesti Daily newspaper, in Podgorica, Podgorica municipality, Montenegro. There were no reported casualties; however, the office was damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201312260021

When:
2013-12-26

Country:
Montenegro

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Podgorica

City:
Podgorica

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Vijesti Daily
Specific Description Editor-in-Chief: Mihail Jovic
Nationality of Target Montenegro
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/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A thrown explosive device 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 1
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
Sources
"Montenegro newspaper offices targeted in blast," Associated Press Online, December 27, 2013.
"Bomb targets Montenegrin newspaper critical of government," Reuters, December 27, 2013.
"Montenegro: Explosion in front of Vijesti newspap ...," Focus Bulgaria, December 27, 2013.