Incident Details: 19610324020319001

Incident Date: March 24, 1961
Incident Successful: No
Location: Midway, British Columbia Canada

Event Type: Bombing/Explosion
Weapon Type(s): Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite (Unknown Explosive Type)
Organization Type: Religious,

Suicide Attack: No
Hoax: No
Violent Extremism:
Doubt Terror: No
Target Information
1- Transportation (Other than aviation)(Train/Train Tracks/ Trolley)

Canadian Target: Yes
Canadian Victim:
Canadian Perpetrator:
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:

Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "03/24/1960: An unexploded bomb that had been placed alongside the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks near Midway was discovered and removed without incident. The bomb comprised seven sticks of 40 percent forcite and one fuse-style blasting cap; had the charge been exploded, considerable damage to the tracks would have resulted."
References: 1) "Kellett, A., Beanlands, B., Deacon, J., Jeffrey, H., & Lapalme, C. (1991). Terrorism in Canada 1960-1989, User Report no. 1990-16. Ottawa: Solicitor General Canada, National Security Coordination Centre, Police and Security Branch. p. 198."
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