Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive
Moscow, Russia--13 September 1999
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017
13 September 1999
Type of event:
At 5:00 a bomb exploded in the Kashirskoye Shosse apartment building in Moscow, Russia, killing 130 and injuring 150. Explosive had been placed in a rented room in the building. The explosion was one of four similar attacks on apartment bombings in a period of 12 days: the others occured on 4 Sept. (62 killed), 10 Sept. (92 killed), and 16 Sept. (17 killed), bringing a total of 301 fatalities for the four attacks. The Russian prime minister initially attributed the attack to terrorists from the republic of Chechnya.
130 killed, 150 injured
- International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism, "International Terrorism Database", 2004, International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism, on line [http://www.ict.org.il/].
- Pavlov, Nikolai, "Muscovites Panic After Bomb Kills 118," 15 Sept. 1999, Yahoo! News, on line [http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/19990915/ts/russia_blast_22.html].
- Saradzhyan, Simon, "After One Year, Blast Probe Still Drags On," 15 Sep. 2000, Moscow Times, on line at CDI [http://www.cdi.org/russia/johnson/4514.html].
- U.S. DOS, Patterns of Global Terrorism 1999, April 2000, U.S. DOS, on line [http://www.state.gov/www/global/terrorism/1999report/1999index.html].
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