Incident Summary:

06/30/2014: Assailants set fire to four cars on Glebe Road in St. George area, Bristol city, South West region, England, United Kingdom. There were no reports of injuries in the attack. Police arrested one individual in connection with this and several related arson incidents. The Informal Anarchist Federation claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was to disprove the notion of social peace and to "intensify the hostilities."



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the St. George area of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
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) Yes
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 1
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
"Man arrested over "anarchist" arson attacks on cars in St George, Bristol," Bristol Post, July 25, 2014.
"Online anarchist group claims responsibility for four arson attacks in St George on Monday," Bristol Post, July 2, 2014.
"Man arrested over anarchist arson attacks on cars in St George, Bristol," Veooz, August 6, 2014.