Incident Summary:

12/09/2015: Assailants set fire to a house accommodating asylum seekers in Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. There were no reported casualties in the incident. This was one of three attacks targeting houses in Heide on the same morning. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201512110062

When:
2015-12-09

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Schleswig-Holstein

City:
Heide

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Asylum Seekers House
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $371,963.33
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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
"FIRE IN DITHMARSCHEN: Major fire in Heide: Investigators looking arsonists," shz.de, December 10, 2015."