GTD ID:
198211030005

When:
1982-11-03

Country:
West Germany (FRG)

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Rhine-Westphalia

City:
Cologne

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 Turkish Consulant General
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 73
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 16
Days of Kidnapping 0
Outcome Hostage(s) released by perpetrators
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Revolvers
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
Dev Sol Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 9
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources