Incident Summary:

07/27/2016: Assailants set fire to a mosque in Muret, Midi-Pyrenees, France. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201607270034

When:
2016-07-27

Country:
France

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Occitanie

City:
Muret

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Mosque
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
"Fears of anti-Muslim backlash as police investigate possible arson attack on French mosque," Telegraph, July 27, 2016.
"Police in southern France open arson inquiry after fire at mosque," Sott.net, July 28, 2016.