Incident Summary:

10/14/2016: Assailants fired a rocket that struck a fishing depot in Calticak, Antalya, Turkey. There were no reported casualties. The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) claimed responsibility for the incidents. Police officials also attributed the attack to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Antalya district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Fishing Depot
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
A rocket was 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
Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) 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
"Istanbul - Turkey police detain 25 over rocket attack in Turkey's Antalya region: report," AFP (North European Service), October 15, 2016.
"Two rockets strike popular Turkish resort town; no casualites," UPI, October 14, 2016.
"Revision: Two rockets fired from mountainous area in Antalya, no casualties reported," Hurriyet Daily News Online, October 14, 2016.