Incident Summary:

07/13/2015: Assailants shelled the Shchastya Thermal Power Plant near Shchastya, Luhansk oblast, Ukraine. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Luhansk People's Republic.

GTD ID:
201507130063

When:
2015-07-13

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Luhansk

City:
Near Shchastya

Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Shchastya Thermal Power Plant

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Thermal Power Plant
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Mortars 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
Luhansk People's Republic 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
Sources
"Militants accuse Ukraine of 55 cease-fire violations over 24 hours," Interfax, July 14, 2015."