Incident Summary:

08/13/2006: A bomb exploded at trolleybus in Dniester region, Moldova. Two people were killed and ten were injured. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200608130011

When:
2006-08-13

Country:
Moldova

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Dniester (Region)

City:
Dniester Region

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Moldova
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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 Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 10 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 10
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"“Blasts in Moldova's rebel region "acts of terror" - security chief,” Tiraspol Dniester Moldovan Republic TV, August 13, 2006."