Incident Summary:

12/02/2015: Assailants set fire to a German Fox Terrier Club clubhouse in Achtum town, Lower Saxony state, Germany. There were no casualties in the attack. The Animal Liberation Front (ALF) claimed responsibility for the incident and demanded the closure of the German Fox Terrier Association clubhouse.

GTD ID:
201512020058

When:
2015-12-02

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lower Saxony

City:
Achtum

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity German Fox Terrier Club
Specific Description Clubhouse
Nationality of Target Germany
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
Animal Liberation Front (ALF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
"FOXES FREED FROM HUNTING FACILITY, CLUBHOUSE BURNT DOWN," Animal Liberation Front, December 8, 2015."
"Lit radical animal rights clubhouse at?," NDR.de, December 8, 2015."