Incident Summary:

06/18/2020: Assailants set fire to two vehicles outside Damaskus Konditorei bakery in Neukolln district, Berlin, Germany. The assailants also vandalized the bakery and spray-painted swastikas on the building. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Neo-Nazi extremists claimed responsibility for the incident by spray-painting "SS" symbols and swastikas at the scene. Sources suspected that the attack may have been part of a larger trend of violence against immigrant communities in Germany.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Neukolln district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Damaskus Konditorei
Specific Description Bakery
Nationality of Target Germany
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Cars
Nationality of Target Germany
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
Neo-Nazi extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Neukölln’s Nazi problem," Ex-Berliner, September 28, 2020.