Incident Summary:

11/08/2017: Assailants raided a civilian residence in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Two people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201711080028

When:
2017-11-08

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland

City:
Londonderry

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Gartan Square area of the Bogside neighborhood.

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 Residence
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
A handgun and a baton 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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Police confirm 17-year-old male shot in leg in Bogside area of Derry last night in 'paramilitary style attack'," Derry Now, November 9, 2017."
"Statistics show sharp rise in paramilitary shootings," Irish News, December 28, 2017."