Incident Summary:

02/28/2009: On Saturday morning at 08:25, in Ordzhonikidzevskaya, Ingushetia, Russia the chief of police for the Sunhensky ROVD, Magomed Yevloyev's UAZ-469 vehicle was attacked by unknown gunmen with grenade launchers and automatic rifles. Magomed, Rashid Yevloyev, and Adam Zugayev were all wounded in the attack. The unknown gunmen abandoned their VAZ-2107 for a second car to escape from the scene. There was no reported damage nor claim of responsibility.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The attack took place in Ordzhonikidzevskaya, Russia. The exact location is unknown.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity
Specific Description The chief of police for the Sunhensky ROVD, Magomed Yevloyev wsa the target.
Nationality of Target Russia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms were used in the attack.
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 No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Russia & CIS Military Newswire, " Car Carrying Criminal Police Chief Comes Under Fire in Ingushetia," Russia & CIS Military Newswire, February 28, 2009 Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch, " Police Chiefs Wounded in Morning Attack ," Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch, February 28, 2009