Incident Summary:

10/01/2016: Assailants set fire to three police vehicles in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201610010047

When:
2016-10-01

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saxony

City:
Dresden

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Dresden Police
Specific Description Vehicles
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $21,268.10
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
"Three police cars set ablaze in Dresden ahead of German Unity Day," Ynet News, October 2, 2016."
"Three police cars torched in Dresden during German Unity Festival," Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2016."