Incident Summary:

10/06/1996: An explosive device was discovered at the Ernst-Abbe-Sportfield, a stadium, in Jena city, Thuringia state, Germany. The outcome of the attack was unknown. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the National Socialist Underground.

GTD ID:
199610060008

When:
1996-10-06

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Thuringia

City:
Jena

Location Details:
At the Ernst-Abbe-Sportfield

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Sports Stadium
Specific Description Ernst-Abbe-Sportfield
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device combined with pieces of granite and piping were used in the attack.
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
National Socialist Underground No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources