Incident Summary:

01/30/2016: Assailants attacked a refugee shelter in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany. This was one of four attacks targeting refugee shelters in Saxony over the weekend. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201601290027

When:
2016-01-30

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saxony

City:
Chemnitz

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Refugee Shelter
Nationality of Target
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
Unknown
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
"German police investigating weekend attacks on four refugee shelters," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, February 1, 2016."