GTD ID:
199205290008

When:
1992-05-29

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Rhine-Westphalia

City:
Monchengladbach

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description Foreigners Hostel *
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Weapon Details
Knives
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
Albanian exiles Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 20
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 Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources