Incident Summary:

06/23/2015: Assailants set fire to God's Power Church of Christ in Macon, Georgia, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201506230056

When:
2015-06-23

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Georgia

City:
Macon

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity God's Power Church of Christ
Specific Description Church
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 Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Sources
"Fires at churches in spotlight," CNN, June 29, 2015.
"Feds Investigate String of Fires at Black Churches in South," Time, June 29, 2015.
"SIX black churches from Georgia to Ohio are burned down in a week," Capital Bay, June 29, 2015.