GTD ID:
197611170001

When:
1976-11-17

Country:
Jordan

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Amman

City:
Amman

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hostage Taking (Barricade Incident)
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description Amman International Hotel
Nationality of Target Jordan
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages Unknown
US Hostages 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $60,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
Automatic firearms; Grenade
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Abu Nidal Organization (ANO) Black June Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 9 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 9
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources