Incident Summary:

07/24/2018: Assailant set fire to a bar in Freire, Araucania, Chile. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Mapuche extremists claimed responsibility for the incident and called for the freeing of Celestino Cordova.

GTD ID:
201807240040

When:
2018-07-24

Country:
Chile

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Araucania

City:
Freire

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Farm
Nationality of Target Chile
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
Mapuche extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Machinery and a shed with bales were destroyed after another arson attack in La Araucania," CE Noticias Financieras English, July 24, 2018.