Incident Summary:

09/25/2016: Assailants threw Molotov cocktails in Bebra, Hesse, Germany. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201609250030

When:
2016-09-25

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Hesse

City:
Bebra

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB)
Specific Description Mosque
Nationality of Target Germany
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
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
"German Muslims worried over attacks targeting mosques," Anadolu Ajansi, September 28, 2016."
"Turkish-run mosque firebombed in Germany," Daily Sabah, September 26, 2016."