Incident Summary:

"09/19/2017: Assailants vandalized a car with spray paint and set it on fire along the 500 block of 22nd Avenue in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The words "white power" were written on the hood of the car, a swastika was drawn on the driver's side door, and the numbers "666" were written on the passenger side of the car. No assailants were arrested in connection with the incident; however, the assailants were identified as Neo-Nazi extremists."




North America

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Location Details:
The incident occurred in the 500 block of 22nd Avenue area in Northeast Calgary.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle
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
Neo-Nazi extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Calgary police investigating graffiti, vehicle fire as potential hate crime," Calgary Herald, September 19, 2017."
"Police are calling this act of vandalism a potential hate crime," MSN Canada, September 20, 2017."