Incident Summary:

12/31/2017: Assailants set fire to a migrants' center in Spinetoli, Marche, Italy. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712310017

When:
2017-12-31

Country:
Italy

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Marche

City:
Spinetoli

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Ascoli Piceno district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Migrant Center
Nationality of Target Italy
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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
Unknown 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
"Ascoli, a building destined for migrants goes to fire: arson," Corriere della Sera website, Milan, January 2, 2018."
"Arson attack probed as racial crime," Ansa.it, January 2, 2018."