Incident Summary:

11/23/2016: Assailants set fire to a Project Defending Life office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. No casualties were reported in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:

New Mexico


Location Details:
The incident occurred at 625 San Mateo Boulevard NE.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Project Defending Life
Specific Description Pro-Life Pregnancy Center
Nationality of Target United States
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
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
"Authorities: Fire at pro-life center deliberately set," KOBTV New Mexico's NBC News, November 24, 2016.
"Man Pulls a Knife on Pro-Life People Offering Abortion Alternatives Outside a Planned Parenthood,", February 24, 2017.
"Arsonist sets fire to New Mexico pro-life pregnancy center: Report," The Washington Times, November 24, 2016.