Incident Summary:

11/30/2015: Two masked assailants attacked civilians in the Grosvenor Homing Pigeon Club on Iveagh Street in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The assailants ordered two customers to lie on the ground, shot them in the legs, and fled the scene. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
The incident occurred on Iveagh street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Grosvenor Homing Pigeon Club
Specific Description Bar
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Two men hurt in pigeon club shooting," BBC, November 30, 2015.
"Two men 'stable' after being shot in the legs in West Belfast social club," Belfast Media, December 1, 2015.
"Paramilitary-style attack wounds two men in Northern Ireland's Belfast," Jane's Terrorism Watch Report, December 2, 2015.