Incident Summary:

08/17/2001: A 17-year-old Iraqi and a 22-year-old Jordanian were stabbed by four unidentified Neo-Nazis in Cham, Bavaria, Germany.

GTD ID:
200108170013

When:
2001-08-17

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bavaria

City:
Cham

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Two Asylum Seekers in Cham, Germany
Nationality of Target Iraq
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Two Asylum Seekers in Cham, Germany
Nationality of Target Jordan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp 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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
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
Sources
“Two Foreigners Stabbed by Neo-Nazis in Germany,” Ddp, August 19, 2001.