Incident Summary:

11/28/2010: On Sunday, in Tsibili, Georgia, unidentified militants detonated an improvised explosive device outside a grocery store. No casualties were reported, but a number of nearby buildings were damaged in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




Central Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The attack occurred at a grocery store in Tbilisi, Georgia, Georgia.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A grocery store was targeted in the attack.
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 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Jane's Intelligence, "Unidentified Militants Detonate IED 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.