Incident Summary:

06/01/2016: Assailants set fire to a future International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) refugee center in Altenfelden, Upper Austria state, Austria. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201606010024

When:
2016-06-01

Country:
Austria

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Upper Austria

City:
Altenfelden

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Specific Description Future Refugee Shelter
Nationality of Target Austria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $335,190.00
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
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
"Newly Built Austrian Refugee Shelter Set on Fire, Red Cross Says," New York Times, June 1, 2016."
"Vienna - Austrian refugee centre fire was 'arson attack': police," AFP (North European Service), June 1, 2016."
"Vienna - Fire destroys empty refugee centre in Austria," AFP (North European Service), June 1, 2016."