Incident Summary:

06/09/1999: A gang of masked men belonging to the Irish Republican Army (IRA) tried to force their way into the Oakdale House on Northland Road in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, using paramilitary style tactics. The assailants smashed the glass in a kitchen door before running away and two women, who were inside the house, sustained injuries caused by the flying glass. There were no fatalities in connection to this incident.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
Londonderry (County)

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Oakdale House in Londonderry
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
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 Blunt Object
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Irish Republican Army (IRA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"IRA Attacks Continue, Says Group," Belfast News Letter (Northern Ireland), June 10, 1999.