GTD ID:
198502010003

When:
1985-02-01

Country:
West Germany (FRG)

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bavaria

City:
Gauting

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity own firm Motoren und Turbinen Union
Specific Description Ernest Zimmerman (55), industrialist *
Nationality of Target West Germany (FRG)
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Submachine gun
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
Red Army Faction (RAF) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
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