Incident Summary:

09/30/2016: Assailants opened fire on Russian Police officers between Sirtych and Chulat in Dagestan, Russia. At least three assailants were killed in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201609300048

When:
2016-09-30

Country:
Russia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Dagestan

City:
Near Sirtych

Location Details:
The incident occurred between the towns of Sirtych and Chulat.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Russian Police
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Russia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 3
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Chechnya Campaign," Russia & CIS Military Weekly, September 30, 2016."