Incident Summary:

12/31/2015: An explosive device detonated targeting a power pylon in Bohdanivka village, Kherson oblast, Ukraine. There were no reported casualties in the blast; however, the pylon was damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201512310019

When:
2015-12-31

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kherson

City:
Bohdanivka

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity Ukrenergo
Specific Description Power Pylon
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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 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
"Ukrainian Police Blame Second Crimean Power Outage On Sabotage," Radio Free Europe, January 1, 2016.
"Ukrainian police say Crimean power line damaged by blast," Interfax-Ukraine, December 31, 2015.
"Power transmission line tower in Kherson region destroyed by blast - police," Interfax, December 31, 2015.