Incident Summary:

07/25/2019: An assailant broke the bedroom window of a Sikh religious leader and assaulted him at Gurdwara Sahib Modesto in Hughson, California, United States. The religious leader was not harmed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident, though sources noted that the assailant told the victim to "go back to his own country" during the assault.



United States

North America

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Gurdwara Sahib Sikh Temple
Specific Description Sikh Religious Leader: Amarjit Singh
Nationality of Target United States
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
Melee Hands, Feet, Fists
Sabotage Equipment
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
Additional Information The victim was identified as Amarjit Singh.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Immigrant extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
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
"Saturday 8/29: #AllOut Against Racist 'Hate-Pride' Anti-LGBT Rally in Modesto," San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center, August 11, 2020.