Incident Summary:

04/08/2017: Assailants opened fire on a Russian Police patrol along Promyshlennaya Street in Malgobek, Ingushetia, Russia. At least two officers were killed in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201704080049

When:
2017-04-08

Country:
Russia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ingushetia

City:
Malgobek

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Russian Police
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target Russia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"Russian Terrorism and Counterterrorism Highlights 10 April 2017," Summary, April 10, 2017."