Incident Summary:

04/07/2016: Assailants attacked an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) vehicle near Snizhne, Donetsk, Ukraine. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the incident to the Donetsk People's Republic.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:


Near Snizhne

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (Diplomatic)
Name of Entity Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM)
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target International
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/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
Donetsk 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
"EU slams Ukraine violence after monitors attacked," The Gulf Today, April 11, 2016.
"EU Criticizes Ukraine Violence After OSCE Monitors Attacked," Radio Free Europe, April 10, 2016.
"Kyiv demands OSCE monitors security in Donbas be ensured," Interfax, April 9, 2016.