Zavyalovka amok case
Date February 17, 1997
Location(s) Zavyalovka, Ukraine
Killed 7

During the night of February 17, 1997 a man killed seven people in Zavyalovka (Ukrainian: Зав'ялівка), a village in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine. The man broke into three houses and stabbed to death their inhabitants, including his own brother, a 7-year-old boy, and two girls, aged 11 and 13. The man had been in prison five times for rape, illegal possession of weapons, and other crimes.[1]


  1. Rampage in Ukraine, The Moscow Times (February 20, 1997)
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