GTD ID:
199507280009

When:
1995-07-28

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Rhine-Westphalia

City:
Cologne

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hijacking
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Tourists
Name of Entity
Specific Description Tourist Bus
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages 25
US Hostages 0
Hours of Kidnapping 0
Outcome Unknown
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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
Israeli extremists Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources