Incident Summary:

10/04/2017: An explosive device detonated near Yasynuvata District Electric Power Plant employees making repairs to a transmission line in Verkhnotoretske, Donetsk, Ukraine. At least two people, including one employee and one Donbass People's Militia member, were killed in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201710040060

When:
2017-10-04

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Donetsk

City:
Verkhnotoretske

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Yasynuvatsky district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Donbass People's Militia
Specific Description Member
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity Yasynuvata District Electric Power Plant
Specific Description Employee
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
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
"DPR reports 2 deaths in mine blast during repair of transmission line near Yasynuvata," Interfax, October 4, 2017."