Incident Summary:

"04/07/2017: Two assailants stabbed and killed a service station worked on Bungendore Road, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources believe the attack was inspired by jihadi extremism, as the letters "IS" were discovered at the scene."

GTD ID:
201704070064

When:
2017-04-07

Country:
Australia

Region:
Australasia & Oceania

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

New South Wales

City:
Queanbeyan

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Bungendore Road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Caltex Petroleum Australia Pty. Ltd.
Specific Description Service Station Worker: Zeeshan Akbar
Nationality of Target Australia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
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
Jihadi-inspired extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Two teenagers arrested after fatal stabbing at Queanbeyan service station," The Sydney Morning Herald, April 7, 2017."
"Queanbeyan stabbing death: two teens charged with murder," The Guardian, April 7, 2017."