GTD ID:
198307140003

When:
1983-07-14

Country:
Belgium

Region:
Western Europe

City:
Brussels

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity Turkish Embassy
Specific Description Goskin Aksoy, 39, Attache (administative)
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Pistol
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) Yes
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