Incident Summary:

12/20/2015: Assailants threw a Molotov cocktail at a building housing refugees in Godendorf, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512200044

When:
2015-12-20

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

City:
Godendorf

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Shelter of Asylum Seekers
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
A Molotov cocktail was 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
"Fires in homes with asylum seekers," The Nordkurier, December 20, 2015."
"POL-NB: suspicion of attempted arson in Godendorf (LK MSE)," PressePortal, December 21, 2015."