Incident Summary:

10/13/2017: A sniper opened fire on a State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (DPSU) checkpoint in Marinka, Donetsk, Ukraine. One soldier was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201710130033

When:
2017-10-13

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Donetsk

City:
Marinka

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (DPSU)
Specific Description Mariinka Checkpoint
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
Firearms Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
Weapon Details
A sniper rifle was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Officer Of State Border Guard Service Wounded By Sniper At Mariinka Checkpoint In Donetsk Region," Ukrainian News Agency, October 13, 2017."