Incident Summary:

09/24/2016: Assailants set fire to the Islamic Center of Northland in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201609240025

When:
2016-09-24

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Missouri

City:
Kansas City

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Islamic Center of Northland
Specific Description Mosque
Nationality of Target United States
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
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
Two Molotov cocktails were 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
"Arson Suspected At Northland Mosque Under Construction," KCUR 89.3 FM, September 25, 2016."
"Northland mosque fire worries congregants about possible arson," KMBZ, September 26, 2016."