Incident Summary:

12/01/2018: Assailants set fire to four forest machinery trucks between Collipulli and Curaco, Araucania, Chile. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Mapuche extremists claimed responsibility for the incident and alluded to the situation of Camilo Catrillanca.

GTD ID:
201812010012

When:
2018-12-01

Country:
Chile

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Araucania

City:
Near Collipulli

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Collipulli and Curaco.

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 Forestry Machinery
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
Firearms Unknown Gun 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: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 5
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
"PDI investigates new arson attack in La Araucania: 4 burned trucks," CE Noticias Financieras English, December 1, 2018.