Incident Summary:

06/29/2019: Assailants set fire to the vehicle of Brian Moore, a Sinn Fein activist, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Northern Ireland


Location Details:
The incident occurred along Lislane drive.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Sinn Fein
Specific Description Vehicle of Activist: Brian Moore
Nationality of Target Northern Ireland
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
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
"Arson attack at home of Sinn Fein activist branded cowardly'," News Letter, June 30, 2019.
"Sinn Fein activist Brian Moore target of ‘reckless’ arson attack in Derry," Derry Daily, June 29, 2019.
"Two escape injury after car set on fire outside house in Derry,", June 29, 2019.