Incident Summary:

06/07/2015: Assailants threw incendiary devices at the house of Defense Minister Martin Stropnicky in Suchdol neighborhood, Prague, Czech Republic. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.



Czech Republic

Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Suchdol neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Czech Ministry of Defense
Specific Description House of Minister: Martin Stropnicky
Nationality of Target Czech Republic
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
Petrol bombs 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
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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
"Suspected petrol bombs thrown at Czech defense minister's house," Reuters, June 9, 2015.
"Czechs investigate arson attack on defense minister's house," The Associated Press, June 9, 2015.
"Political positions most likely reason for petrol bomb attack on home, says defence minister," Radio Prague, June 9, 2015.