Incident Summary:

11/06/2016: Assailants set fire to a Turkish Consulate vehicle in Hannover, Germany. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspected that the attack may have been carried out by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

GTD ID:
201611060025

When:
2016-11-06

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Lower Saxony

City:
Hannover

Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Turkish consulate in Hannover.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Specific Description Vehicle of Consulate
Nationality of Target Turkey
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 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
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) (suspected) 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
"Turkish consulates in Nantes and Hannover attacked," Armenpress, November 7, 2016."