January 23, 1976
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Unknown Canada
Event Type: Unarmed Assault
Weapon Type(s): Primitive/Melee (Hands, Feet, Fists)
Organization Type: Supremacist,
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: No
1- Private Citizens & Property(Race/Ethnicity Identified)
Canadian Target: No
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 1 injuries
Perpetrators: 3 involved, 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "01/23/1976: A Tanzanian immigrant, 49, was thrown from the platform of the Islington subway station. The victim suffered two broken legs and spent four and a half months in hospital. The incident occurred after three youths taunted visible minority passengers on the train and then blocked the man's exit. On 11/09/1976, two men were convicted of assault causing bodily harm."
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. 400"