Incident Summary:

01/13/2011: On Thursday evening at 2000, in the village of Verkhiye Ubekimakhi, Levashinsky District, Dagestan, Russia, unidentified gunmen fired on and killed Rabadan Rabadanov, a village administrator outside of his home. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but police believe that NVF fighters are responsible.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:


Verkhiye Ubekimakhi

Location Details:
The attack occurred outside of the victim's home in Verkhiye Ubekimakhi village, Levashinsky District, Dagestan, Russia.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description A village administrator
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 Unknown Gun Type
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
NVF (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch, "Village Administrator Assassinated," Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch, January 13, 2011,
Russia & CIS General Newswire, "Head of Village Admin in Dagestan Shot Dead - Ministry," LexisNexis Academic, Russia & CIS General Newswire, January 13, 2011.
BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union, "Two Suspects Reported Killed After Attack on Police Patrol in Russia's Dagestan," LexisNexis Academic, BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union, January 13, 2011.