May 01, 1960
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Krestova, British Columbia Canada
Perpetrators: Sons of Freedom (SOF)
Event Type: Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Weapon Type(s): Incendiary (Arson/Fire)
Organization Type: Religious,
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: No
1- Religious Figures/Institutions(Affiliated Institutions)
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "05/01/1960: A Doukhobor community hall in Krestova was destroyed by fire. No one was charged in connection with the offence, however the act was typical of those of the Sons of Freedom against Community Doukhobors who did not subscribe to the Freedomite vision."
References: 1) "Kellett, A., Beanlands, B., Deacon, J., Jeffrey, H., & Lapalme, C. (1991). Terrorism in Canada 1960-1989, User Report no. 1990-16. Ottawa: Solicitor General Canada, National Security Coordination Centre, Police and Security Branch. p. 196."