Incident Summary:

11/25/2014: Assailants set fire to five vehicles in Long Ashton village, South West region, England, United Kingdom. There were no reported casualties. The Informal Anarchist Federation and the Earth Liberation Front claimed joint responsibility for the incident, stating that the attack was carried out in retaliation for the death of Remi Fraisse, an environmentalist, as well as for continuous industrialization.

GTD ID:
201411250074

When:
2014-11-25

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

England

City:
Long Ashton

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity GDF Suez S.A.
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Great Britain
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity OCS Group
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Great Britain
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
Earth Liberation Front (ELF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Informal Anarchist Federation 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
Sources
"Hunting Badger: police offer 10,000 GBP reward after Bristol anarchist attacks," The Guardian, December 5, 2014.
"Recent attacks and acts of sabotage (also) in solidarity with comrades on hunger strike," 325, December 1, 2014.