Incident Summary:

10/15/2016: Assailants attacked two Civil Guard officers and their partners while they were dining in Alsasua, Navarre, Spain. All four victims suffered unspecified injuries in the assault. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Alde Hemendik Movement.

GTD ID:
201610150035

When:
2016-10-15

Country:
Spain

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Navarre

City:
Alsasua

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Civil Guard
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Spain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Hands, Feet, Fists
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
Alde Hemendik Movement No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 40
Number of Captured Perpetrators 8
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Spain: Arrested Eight People On Charges Of Alleged Terrorism," Eurasia Review, November 15, 2016."
"Alsasua and the streak of shame," elmundo.es, October 19, 2016."