Incident Summary:

06/23/2017: An assailant gave a Nazi salute, shouted "white power," and then attempted to kill a restaurant owner at 3 Alexandria Avenue in Harrow, London, England, United Kingdom. The attacker drove at Kamal Ahmed with a van, intending to crush him against the front of the curry restaurant he owns. Marek Zakrocki claimed responsibility for the incident and stated "I'm going to kill a Muslim."



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred at 3 Alexandria Avenue in the Harrow neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Suspected Muslim Civilian: Kamal Ahmed
Nationality of Target Great Britain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
Weapon Details
A van was 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
Anti-Muslim extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
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
"Victim of van attack by Britain First supporter criticises leniency of sentence," The Guardian, January 17, 2018.
"Britain First fan who drove van at London restaurant owner walks free," The Guardian, January 12, 2018.