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Table 2, Robert M. Heramb and Bruce R. McCord

Table 2. All Reported Actual and Attempted Bombings Using Propellants Between 1992 and 1996

Type of Explosive Used

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

Bomb containing smokeless powder/ black powder/black powder substitutes

 

 

 

 

 

     Total incidents

667

637

696

624

643

          Actual

524

498

447

454

405

          Attempted

143

139

249

170

238

     Deaths

9

12

6

8

13

     Injuries

82

68

49

53

162

     Property damage costs

780K

856K

1.8M

243K

896K

NOTE: Actual and attempted bombings include incidents in which a device either exploded or was delivered to a target but did not explode. It does not include unexploded devices that were recovered by law enforcement personnel but not associated with a target.

 

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