Incident Summary:

02/11/2014: Assailants set fire to three military vehicles at the Royal Marine Force Voluntary Reserve base in Litfield Place, Bristol city, South West region, England, United Kingdom. No casualties were reported, but the three vehicles were severely damaged in the arson attack. The Informal Anarchist Federation claimed responsibility for the incident, saying they disagreed with military recruitment policies.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Royal Marine Force Voluntary Reserve
Specific Description Vehicles
Nationality of Target Great Britain
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Informal Anarchist Federation Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
"Royal marine vehicles destroyed in 'anarchist' attack," Channel 4, February 13, 2014.
"RachelGardner published Anarchists claim responsibility for arson attack on vehicles at...," Bristol Post, February 13, 2014.