Incident Summary:

05/22/2017: Assailants set fire to the McDougall Memorial United Church near Morley, Alberta, Canada. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201705220038

When:
2017-05-22

Country:
Canada

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Alberta

City:
Near Morley

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity McDougall Memorial United 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
"Fire at historic Alberta church now treated as arson, reversing earlier conclusion," CBC News, June 23, 2017."
"Historic church along Highway 1A damaged in early morning fire," CTV News, May 22, 2017."