GTD ID:
199112190005

When:
1991-12-19

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Rhine-Westphalia

City:
Bornheim

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Govt home for Asylum Seekers
Specific Description Romanian Woman and 4 children
Nationality of Target Romania
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Iron bar
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
Neo-Nazi extremists (suspected) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources