Incident Summary:

09/21/2017: Assailants threw a grenade at members of the Breslov Hasidic Jewish community in Uman, Cherkasy, Ukraine. Two civilians were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the incident to the Torpedy Group.

GTD ID:
201709210017

When:
2017-09-21

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Cherkasy

City:
Uman

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Breslov Hasidic Jewish Civilians
Nationality of Target Israel
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
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
Torpedy Group No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Newly Independent States," Russia & CIS Military Weekly, October 6, 2017."
"2 Breslov Hasidim lightly hurt in grenade," Ynet News, September 24, 2017."
"Two Israeli pilgrims injured in Uman blast," Interfax, September 21, 2017."