Incident Summary:

12/15/2015: A grenade detonated at a post office in Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk oblast, Ukraine. One person was killed in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512150011

When:
2015-12-15

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Dnipropetrovsk

City:
Dnipropetrovsk

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Ukrposhta
Specific Description Post Office
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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 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
Sources
"Ukrainian Media: Polish Leader Visit, New Donbass Checkpoint, Shooting In East," BBC Monitoring, December 15, 2015.