Incident Summary:

02/01/2019: Assailants shot and injured a civilian in the Ballymagorarty area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. This was one of two related attacks in the area on this date. The New Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for the attack.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Ballymagorarty area.

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
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
The New Irish Republican Army Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
"Two men shot in incidents in Northern Ireland's Londonderry - police," Reuters UK, February 2, 2019.
"Two injured in fresh separatist attacks in UK's Northern Ireland province," Press TV, February 2, 2019.
"Shots fired at house in Ballymun," iRadio, February 2, 2019.