Incident Summary:

06/11/2014: An incendiary device ignited at a UniSource Energy Services power station in Nogales, Arizona, United States. There were no reported casualties; however, a diesel tank was damaged in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201406110089

When:
2014-06-11

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Arizona

City:
Nogales

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity UniSource Energy Services
Specific Description Power Station
Nationality of Target United States
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
Weapon Details
A make-shift explosive device was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. Sources did not indicate that this attack was politically motivated.
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 / 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
"Concern widens over sabotage at Nogales power station," Arizona Daily Star, June 14, 2014.
"'Suspicious device' explodes at Ariz. power plant," USA Today, June 12, 2014.
"Makeshift bomb caused power plant blast, police say," FOXNews.com, June 12, 2014.