GTD ID:
199208300013

When:
1992-08-30

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Brandenburg

City:
Cottbus

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Police
Specific Description Unit guarding Foreigners Hostel
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $20,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Incendiary; Stones
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 Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 150
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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