Incident Summary:

09/03/2019: Assailants rammed a vehicle in to a house and set the vehicle on fire in Glendale Road area, Fernabbey, 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 in Glendale Road area in Fernabbey.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description House
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
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
Sabotage Equipment
Weapon Details
A white van was used in the attack.
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
"Pipe bomb explodes outside Northern Ireland home;  ," Belfast Telegraph, September 4, 2019.
"Van driven in to front of house in Derry-Londonderry," Q Radio, September 4, 2019.
"[04/09/19] Appeal after vehicle driven into property in Derry/Londonderry," Police Service of Northern Ireland, September 4, 2019.