Incident Summary:

12/18/2015: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated in a parking lot in Tallinn, Harju, Estonia. There were no reported casualties resulting from the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512180041

When:
2015-12-18

Country:
Estonia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Harju

City:
Tallinn

Location Details:
The incident occurred at a parking lot in Parnu Maantee.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Parking Lot
Nationality of Target Estonia
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
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
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
"Estonia: ISS to investigate car explosion in Tallinn," Baltic News Service, December 19, 2015.