Incident Summary:

11/17/2016: Assailants set fire to an Eni energy company vehicle in Genoa, Liguria, Italy. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Anarchists claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the attack was carried out in support of detainees.

GTD ID:
201611170017

When:
2016-11-17

Country:
Italy

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Liguria

City:
Genoa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Eni S.p.A.
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Italy
Additional Information
Hostages 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
Anarchists 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
"Anarchists claim responsibility for Genoa arson attack; Possible links to Bologna Carabinieri precinct attack," ANSA English Media Service, November 28, 2016."