Incident Summary:

"11/14/2016: Assailants set fire to the business of a Syrian civilian in Magdeburg, Germany. No casualties were reported in the attack. Neo-Nazis claimed responsibility for the incident and wrote "Out" on the wall of the business."

GTD ID:
201611140034

When:
2016-11-14

Country:
Germany

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saxony-Anhalt

City:
Magdeburg

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Tanning Studio
Nationality of Target Syria
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
Neo-Nazi extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Germany: Syrian's business daubed with swastika, set on fire," Mail.com, November 14, 2016."