Incident Summary:

07/07/2018: Two explosive devices detonated near the headquarters of the Investigative Police in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201807090048

When:
2018-07-07

Country:
Chile

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Santiago Metropolitan

City:
Santiago

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Chile
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two homemade explosive devices made from 0.5 liter plastic bottles, explosive material, and aluminum foil 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
"Violent risks intelligence bulletin - 9 July 2018," Jane's, July 9, 2018.