Incident Summary:

10/08/2014: Assailants fired rockets at anti-terrorist operation positions in Popasna town, Luhansk oblast, Ukraine. This was one of two attacks in Popasna on this date. No further information is available.

GTD ID:
201410080057

When:
2014-10-08

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Luhansk

City:
Near Popasna

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of Ukraine
Specific Description Anti-Terrorist Operation Soldiers
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Grads [multiple-launch rocket systems] were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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
Sources
"Militants in east Ukraine violate cease-fire regime 1,300 times in a month - TV," ICTV, October 9, 2014."