Incident Summary:

08/06/2017: Assailants set fire to the vehicle of Mohamed Labidi at his residence in Quebec, Canada. Labidi, the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre president, was not harmed as there were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspected that the incident was carried out by anti-Muslim extremists.

GTD ID:
201708060034

When:
2017-08-06

Country:
Canada

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Quebec

City:
Quebec

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre
Specific Description Vehicle of President: Mohamed Labidi
Nationality of Target Canada
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
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 (suspected) 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
"Car belonging to head of Quebec City mosque torched," CBC, August 30, 2017."
"Car belonging to president of Quebec City mosque torched," CTV News, August 30, 2017."
"Mosque president's car deliberately set ablaze in Canada's Quebec," Middle East Eye, August 30, 2017."