Incident Summary:

11/02/2017: Security forces arrested an assailant attempting to plant an explosive device at a power substation in Pokrovsk district, Donetsk, Ukraine. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Donetsk People's Republic.

GTD ID:
201711020018

When:
2017-11-02

Country:
Ukraine

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Donetsk

City:
Pokrovsk district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Power Substation of Railroad Tracks
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device containing the equivalent of 4.5 kilograms of trinitrotoluene (TNT) 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Donetsk People's Republic No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"SBU detains "DPR" saboteur attempting to blow up power substation in Donbas," UNIAN, November 2, 2017.