Incident Summary:

06/10/2010: On Thursday afternoon around 1600, in Tokmok, Chuy, Kyrgyzstan, at least four people were injured by flying glass when a grenade exploded in a trade center. It is unclear whether or not the grenade was thrown or if it was planted on the second floor of the traded center by an unidentified assailant. According to one source, an unidentified assailant left a remote controlled explosive device on the second floor in a package, while another source reported that an unidentified assailant threw a grenade. No damages were reported and no group claimed responsibility for the attack.




Central Asia

region/u.s. state:

Chuy Province


Location Details:
The attack took place in a trade center in Tomkok, Chuy province, Kyrgyzstan.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Kyrgyzstan
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A trade center was targeted in the attack.
Nationality of Target Kyrgyzstan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade was 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
Additional Information The majority bomb type reported was used. The most recent available sources listed no fatalities from this attack, and the injuries for this attack from four to six, so the majority casualty figures have been used in order to preserve statistical accuracy in the database.
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 / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Jane's Intelligence, "Grenade Attack Injures Four in Kyrgyzstan's Chuy," Terrorism Watch Report, June 10, 2010.
Times of Central Asia, "Grenade Explosion In Kyrgyzstan Injures Four," LexisNexis Academic, Times of Central Asia, June 11, 2010.
AKI Press News Agency, "Criminal Case on Terrorism Charges Launched in Connection With Explosion in Trade Center in Tokmok," LexisNexis Academic, AKI Press News Agency, June 10, 2010.