Incident Summary:

07/22/2017: Assailants physically assaulted and injured an individual inside his home in Argyll, Larne, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Three vehicles were also damaged during the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201707220019

When:
2017-07-22

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland

City:
Argyll

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Larne district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
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 Civilian
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Melee Unknown Weapon Type
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 / 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
"'Criminal gang' beats man inside home," BBC, July 22, 2017."
"Thugs assault man in Larne," Sunday Life, July 23, 2017."
"Man beaten as gang goes on rampage in Larne," Belfast Live, July 22, 2017."