Incident Summary:

10/03/2015: Assailants set fire to a youth center planned to accommodate asylum seekers in Grosshartmannsdorf, Saxony, Germany. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201510030073

When:
2015-10-03

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saxony

City:
Grosshartmannsdorf

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Teichmule
Specific Description Planned Asylum Seeker Youth Center
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $10,634.05
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
Two objects soaked in accelerant 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
Sources
"Großhartmannsdorf: Fire stop on Teichmühle," Freie Presse, October 6, 2015."
"Fire stop on pond mill," Aber Hier Leben, October 11, 2015."