Incident Summary:

03/23/2017: Assailants set fire to seven vehicles, including three Communal Social Action Center (CCAS) vehicles, in Grenoble, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Wild Individualities claimed responsibility for the incident and stated that the CCAS vehicles were targeted in order to fight "sentinels of the merchant order."




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Isere district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Grenoble
Specific Description Vehicles
Nationality of Target France
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicles
Nationality of Target France
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
Wild Individualities 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
"Anarchist movement multiplies acts of vandalism in Rhone-Alpes," Sud Ouest, July 21, 2017.
"Grenoble: anti-capitalists claim the many fires and degradations in town," Le Parisien, May 31, 2017.