Incident Summary:

04/21/2017: An assailant opened fire at a Federal Security Service (FSB) office in Khabarovsk, Russia. Three people, including the assailant, an FSB employee, and a civilian, were killed and another person was injured in the attack. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources indicated that the assailant was a Neo-Nazi extremist.

GTD ID:
201704210046

When:
2017-04-21

Country:
Russia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Khabarovsk

City:
Khabarovsk

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Federal Security Service (FSB)
Specific Description Office
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
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Neo-Nazi extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Gunman attacks regional Russian security service office, kills two," Jerusalem Post, April 21, 2017."
"Alleged neo-Nazi gunman attacks Russian intelligence office," Deutsche Welle, April 21, 2017."
"IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia," Agence France-Presse Top News (English), t, April 21, 2017."