Incident Summary:

02/16/2019: An explosive device detonated outside a house in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. There were no reported casualties in the blast. A second pipe bomb was discovered and defused at the scene. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Enniskeen neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Residential Area
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Pipe Bomb
Weapon Details
Two pipe bombs 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
"'Reckless' pipe bomb blast outside home," BBC, February 17, 2019.
"Woman and children escape injury after 'reckless' pipe bomb attack in Co Armagh; Police said it was "extremely fortunate" no-one was seriously injured.," Belfast Telegraph, February 17, 2019.
"PSNI launch investigation after pipe bomb explodes near house with young children inside,", February 17, 2019.