Incident Summary:

11/28/2015: Assailant set fire to the Turkish consulate in Munster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201511280062

When:
2015-11-28

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Rhine-Westphalia

City:
Munster

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Specific Description Consulate
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
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
"Assailants attack Turkish consulate in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia," Jane's Terrorism Watch Report, December 2, 2015."