Incident Summary:

12/31/2013: A letter addressed to prefect Francesco Antonio Musolino detonated at Naples' prefecture in Naples city, Campania region, Italy. Musolino's secretary suffered minor injuries in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201312310051

When:
2013-12-31

Country:
Italy

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Campania

City:
Naples

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Naples
Specific Description Prefect: Francesco Antonio Musolino
Nationality of Target Italy
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Letter Bomb
Weapon Details
An A4-sized white envelope 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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Letter bomb in Italy prefecture wounds one," Agence France Presse -- English, December 31, 2013.