Incident Summary:

11/29/2017: Assailants shot and injured a civilian in Iris Close neighborhood, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201711290030

When:
2017-11-29

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland

City:
Belfast

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Iris Close 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 Civilian
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
"Listen: Man Shot In Both Legs In Paramilitary Style Attack In Belfast.," Kfm Radio, November 30, 2017."
"The rise in paramilitary "punishment shootings" in Northern Ireland," Belfast Live, February 19, 2018."
"McDonald condemns vicious West Belfast attack," Social Democratic and Labour Party Ireland, November 30, 2017."