Incident Summary:

11/08/2016: An explosive device detonated at the Lokomov center in Chemnitz, Germany. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident, though sources noted that the cultural center was hosting a play about hatred not prevailing in Germany and demonstrated the impact of Neo-Nazi attacks.

GTD ID:
201611080056

When:
2016-11-08

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saxony

City:
Chemnitz

Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Lokomov center in Chemnitz.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Lokomov Cultural Center
Specific Description Cultural Center
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $2,755.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
"Artist projects on impact of neo-Nazi terror group attacked," The Local Germany, November 8, 2016."
"Racist motives suspected behind defacement of NSU victims' memorial," Deutsche Welle, November 8, 2016."