Incident Summary:

09/28/2015: An assailant threw two incendiary devices at the United States Department of State embassy in Tashkent city, Tashkent region, Uzbekistan. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201509280053

When:
2015-09-28

Country:
Uzbekistan

Region:
Central Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Tashkent

City:
Tashkent

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity United States Department of State
Specific Description Embassy
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
Two incendiary devices 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
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
"Uzbekistan: US Embassy Targeted by Firebombs," 24.kg, October 1, 2015."
"Incendiary devices thrown at U.S. embassy in Tashkent," Interfax, September 29, 2015."
"Incendiary device thrown at U.S. Embassy in Tashkent," Central Asian News Services, September 29, 2015."