Incident Summary:

11/19/2017: Two assailants opened fire on a police check post in Roshni-Chu, Urus-Martan, Chechnya, Russia. The two assailants were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201711190011

When:
2017-11-19

Country:
Russia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Chechnya

City:
Roshni-Chu

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Urus-Martan district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Russian Police
Specific Description Checkpost
Nationality of Target Russia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
A hand grenade and unknown firearms were 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
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 2
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Russian Terrorism and Counterterrorism Highlights 23 November 2017," Summary, November 17, 2017."
"Police post attacked in Chechnya, two attackers killed," ITAR-TASS, November 19, 2017."