Incident Summary:

02/18/2013: A grenade detonated near a regional police department in Kaspi, Shida Kartli, Georgia. There were no reported casualties resulting from the blast; however, the building and a vehicle were damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the incident, although a suspect was detained in connection with the bombing.




Central Asia

region/u.s. state:

Shida Kartli

Near Kaspi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Georgian Police
Specific Description Police Station
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 Grenade
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 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
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
"Person, Suspected in Throwing Grenade at Police Building in Georgia, Detained - MoI," BLACK SEA PRESS (Georgia), February 19, 2013.
"Grenade explodes in front of police building in Georgia," Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan), February 18, 2013.
"MIA – Person, Who is Suspected of Activating Hand Grenade in Kaspi, Detained," Prime-News, February 18, 2013.