Incident Summary:

06/20/2020: An explosive device was discovered and defused near Rubizhne railway station in Rubizhne, Luhansk, Ukraine. No casualties were reported. This was one of two related explosive devices defused on the same date. No group claimed responsibility for the incident. Sources noted that the assailant was a former Ukrainian soldier.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred at Rubizhne railway station.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Rubizhne Railway Station
Specific Description Railway Station
Nationality of Target Ukraine
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Multiple explosive devices were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown 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
"Ex-military, planned to undermine military hospital, railway station, detained in Luhansk region - PGO," Ukraine General Newswire, June 22, 2020.
"Ukraine holds suspected saboteur, thwarts two terror attacks," UNIAN news agency, June 20, 2020.