Incident Summary:

08/30/2014: An assailant set a police vehicle on fire in Usti nad Labem city, Usti nad Labem region, Czech Republic. There were no reported casualties; however, the vehicle was damaged in the attack. The Proletarian Solidarity claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was carried out to draw attention to the anarchist prisoners who have been jailed for their views.



Czech Republic

Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:

Usti nad Labem

Usti nad Labem

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Police of the Czech Republic
Specific Description Police Car
Nationality of Target Czech Republic
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
Proletarian Solidarity Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
"Daily Reports on 'Unprecedented' Criminal Activities of 'Well-Organized' Czech Far-Left Extremists," CTK, September 20, 2014.
"Czech detectives investigate arson against police vehicle, "anarchists" took credit," Romano Vodi, September 19, 2014.