Incident Summary:

03/19/2007: A Kyrgyz journalist was attacked and beaten on the outskirts of the Alamedin District of Kyrgyzstan. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200703190003

When:
2007-03-19

Country:
Kyrgyzstan

Region:
Central Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chuy (Province)

City:
Alamudun

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Kyrgyz Journalist
Specific Description Kayrat Birimkulov
Nationality of Target Kyrgyzstan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Blunt Object
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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
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 / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Kyrgyz Journalist Attacked Near Capital,” 24.kg News Agency, March 19, 2007.