Incident Summary:

08/24/2017: An explosive device detonated in Hrushevskoho Street, Kiev, Ukraine. At least three people were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201708240020

When:
2017-08-24

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kiev

City:
Kiev

Location Details:
The incident occurred along the Hrushevskoho Street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Armed Forces of Ukraine
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. Sources suspected the attack may have been an act of hooliganism.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 3
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Independence Day Blast Aimed At Ukrainian Troops - Prosecutor," Inter Television, August 25, 2017."
"Explosion in Kyiv as Ukraine marks Independence Day," Deutsche Welle, August 24, 2017."
"Xinhua: Police Detain Suspects In Ukraine's Serial Attacks," Xinhua, October 2, 2017."