GTD ID:
198205040007

When:
1982-05-04

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Massachusetts (U.S. State)

City:
Somerville

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity Turkey
Specific Description Honorary Turkish Consul General, Orhan Gunduz
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Pistol - .38 caliber; Pistol - 9 mm caliber
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Situation of Multi-Party Conflict?Unknown
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Information
Name Claimed Responsibility
Justice Commandos for the Armenian Genocide Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources