Incident Summary:

06/10/2017: Assailants threw petrol bombs and attacked a civilian at a bonfire site in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. One civilian was injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201706100047

When:
2017-06-10

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland

City:
Ballymoney

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Finvoy Road area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target United Kingdom
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Three petrol bombs and a metal pole were used in the attack.
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 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Petrol bombs and assault," Ballymoney Times, June 12, 2017."