Incident Summary:

07/27/2017: An explosive device detonated outside a refugee reception center in Dorgali, Sardinia, Italy. Two Nigerians were wounded. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201707270022

When:
2017-07-27

Country:
Italy

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Sardinia

City:
Dorgali

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Refugee Reception Center
Nationality of Target Multinational
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Explosive set off outside Sardinian migrant centre; Device could have killed, according to investigators," ANSA English Media Service, July 27, 2017."
"Migrant centre bombed in Italy, no casualties," Daijiworldcom, July 28, 2017."
"Explosive set off outside Sardinian migrant centre," ANSA.it, July 27, 2017."