Incident Summary:

03/14/2017: Two explosive devices were discovered and defused in Derrinturn, Kildare, Ireland. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703140025

When:
2017-03-14

Country:
Ireland

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kildare

City:
Derrinturn

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Ashgrove Estate neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Residence
Nationality of Target Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Pipe Bomb
Weapon Details
Two pipe bombs were used in the attack.
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
"Derrinturn pipebombs were targeted at local man," Leinster Leader, March 24, 2017."
"Number of homes evacuated after discovery of suspicious devices in Kildare village," Irish Independent, March 15, 2017."
"Homes evacuated as Army make two 'viable devices' safe," Sunday World Ireland, March 14, 2017."