Incident Summary:

04/23/2011: On Saturday night at 0300, in Stockton, California, United States, unidentified assailants set fire to the Masjid Al Emaan Mosque. The motive of the crime is unknown, and the monetary damages are estimated to be about $400,000. The mosque and the Reliance Real Estate building were completely destroyed in the attack. The attack caused no casualties and no group or individual has claimed responsibility.



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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Masjid Al Emaan Mosque
Specific Description The Masjid Al Emaan Mosque
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $400,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
An unknown incendiary device was 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
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown 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
Stephen Magagnini, "Title," Sacramento Bee, May 26, 2011,
San Francisco Field Division, "Mosque Fire Ruled Arson," Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, May 25, 2011,
Suzanne Phan, "Stockton Blaze Destroys Mosque, Real Estate Company," Xinhua News Agency, April 23, 2011,