Incident Summary:

10/25/2008: On Saturday night, suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) supporters smashed the window of a Turkish club with a stone in the district of Vogelweiderstrasse, Salzburg, Salzburg province, Austria. The infrastructure attack caused minor damage to the club and no casualties were reported. No claim of responsibility was made for the incident, however the Interior Ministry suspected that PKK supporters were responsible.

GTD ID:
200810250013

When:
2008-10-25

Country:
Austria

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Salzburg

City:
Salzburg

Location Details:
The infrastructure attack took place at a Turkish club with a stone in the district of Vogelweiderstrasse, Salzburg, Salzburg province, Austria.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A Turkish club
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
A stone was used in the melee attack.
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
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) (suspected) 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
"Die Presse, "Series of Attacks on Turkish, Kurdish Facilities Continues," World News Connection, Die Presse, October 27, 2008."
"BBC Monitoring Europe, "Attacks on Turkish, Kurdish Facilities in Austria Continue," Lexis Nexis, BBC Monitoring Europe, October 28, 2008."