Incident Summary:

12/31/2010: On Friday evening around 2130, at the Obyekt Shooting Club located at house number 50 on Yenergetikova Street, in Moscow, Russian Republic, Russia, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated as an unidentified assailant was assembling it, killing the assailant and damaging the building. The IED was filled with more than seven kilograms of TNT. The explosion caused an unknown amount of damage to the building. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, although 10 suspects have been arrested.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:

Russian Republic


Location Details:
The attack took place at the Obyekt Shooting Club located at house number 50 on Yenergetikova Street, in Moscow.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Obyekt Shooting Club
Specific Description The Obyekt Shooting Club
Nationality of Target Russia
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 Dynamite/TNT
Weapon Details
An improvised explosive device with more than seven kilograms of TNT 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 10
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch, "Suspected Chechen Female Terrorist Identified," Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch, January 6, 2011,
Russia & CIS General Newswire, "Chechen Woman Arrested on Suspicion of Plotting Bombing in Moscow," LexisNexis Academic, Russia & CIS General Newswire, January 6, 2011.