Incident Summary:

10/15/2016: Assailants set fire to construction equipment for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Reasnor, Iowa, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201610150013

When:
2016-10-15

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Iowa

City:
Reasnor

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Dakota Access LLC
Specific Description Oil Pipeline Construction Equipment
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Major (likely > $1 million but < $1 billion)
Value of Property Damage $2,000,000.00
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
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
"UPDATE 1-Dakota Access construction equipment set ablaze in Iowa - sheriff," Reuters Africa, October 17, 2016."
"Dakota Access pipeline equipment fire called arson," UPI, October 18, 2016."
"More pipeline construction equipment burned in Jasper County," Radio Iowa, October 17, 2016."