GTD ID:
197504240001

When:
1975-04-24

Country:
Sweden

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Stockholm

City:
Stockholm

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Barricade Incident)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity
Specific Description FRG Embassy
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages Unknown
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 0
Days of Kidnapping 2
Outcome Unknown
Ransom Yes
Total Ransom Amount Demanded 500000.00
Ransom Amount Demanded from US Sources Unknown
Total Ransom Amount Paid 0.00
Total Ransom Amount Paid by US Sources Unknown
Ransom Notes Unknown
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $200,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Socialist Patients' Collective (SPK) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 7
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 13 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 13
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources