Incident Summary:

11/28/2010: On Sunday, on Javakhishvili Street in Tbilisi, Georgia, an elderly individual was killed and two others were injured, including a child, when unidentified militants detonated an improvised explosive device targeting a residential building which is also the location of the Labor Party's offices. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




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Location Details:
The attack took place on Javakhishvili Street in Tbilisi, Georgia, Georgia.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Labor Party
Specific Description The offices of the Labor Party
Nationality of Target Georgia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An improvised explosive device 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
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 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Jane's Intelligence, "IED Kills Civilian in Georgian Capital," Terrorism Watch Report,, November 29, 2010.
Russia & CIS General Newswire, "Same Explosives Used in Both Bombings in Tbilisi - Interior Ministry," LexisNexis Academic, Russia & CIS General Newswire, November 28, 2010.
World Markets Research Centre, "Police Investigate Two Explosions in Georgian Capital," LexisNexis Academic, World Markets Research Centre, November 30, 2010.