Incident Summary:

04/10/2015: Assailants threw grenades that detonated near a government building in Skopje, Skopje region, Macedonia. There were no reported casualties in the blasts. The Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201504100047

When:
2015-04-10

Country:
Macedonia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Skopje

City:
Skopje

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Macedonia
Specific Description Building
Nationality of Target Macedonia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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
"Armed group takes over Macedonian police station demanding an "independent state"," Xinhua News Agency, April 21, 2015.
"Explosion close to Macedonian govt office in Skopje," Focus Bulgaria, April 11, 2015.
"Albanian group claims responsibility for attack on govt. HQ," B92, April 13, 2015.