Incident Summary:

01/15/2014: A letter bomb detonated at a pool manufacturing company in Orlov village, Prague city, Prague region, Czech Republic. One civilian was killed and one was injured by the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201401150065

When:
2014-01-15

Country:
Czech Republic

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central Bohemia

City:
Orlov

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Pool Manufacturing Company
Nationality of Target Czech Republic
Additional Information
Hostages 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 Letter Bomb
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 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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 Czech Republic kills one, injures one," Trend News Agency, January 15, 2014."