Incident Summary:

12/30/2017: Assailants attacked a house on Cavendish street in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Two people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712300022

When:
2017-12-30

Country:
United Kingdom

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland

City:
Belfast

Location Details:
The incident occurred on Cavendish street.

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 Civilians
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
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 / 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
"Four children terrified after witnessing 'brutal' Belfast paramilitary shooting: Police," Belfast Telegraph, December 31, 2017."
"Police Appealing For Witnesses After Belfast Shooting," Kfm Radio, December 31, 2017."