Incident Summary:

01/06/2020: Two assailants threw petrol bombs at Spicegirl, a restaurant, on Lai Chi Kok Road in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




East Asia

region/u.s. state:

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Lai Chi Kok road in Sham Shui Po neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Spicegirl
Specific Description Restaurant
Nationality of Target Hong Kong
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 Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
Two petrol bombs were 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 2
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
"Hong Kong restaurant firebombed by black-clad attackers, police investigate protests link," South China Morning Post, January 6, 2020.
"Hong Kong restaurant firebombed by black-clad attackers, police investigate protests link,", January 6, 2020.