Incident Summary:

04/14/2017: Assailants set fire to the Assemblee Chretienne church in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201704140025

When:
2017-04-14

Country:
Canada

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Quebec

City:
Montreal

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Riviere des Prairies area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Assemblee Chretienne church
Specific Description Church
Nationality of Target Canada
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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
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
"Congregants shocked by arson attack on Montreal church," CTV News, April 14, 2017."