Incident Summary:

09/14/2010: On Tuesday, in Jurf Al Sakhr, Babil, Iraq, militants armed with guns stormed a woman’s house and hung her by unknown means. No damages were reported. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Jurf al-Sakhr

Location Details:
The attack occurred at a house in Jurf Al Sakhr, Babil, Iraq.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description A women was targeted in the attack.
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Rope or Other Strangling Device
Weapon Details
A melee device was used.
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Reuters, "FACTBOX-Security Developments in Iraq, Sept 14," Reuters, September 14, 2010,"
"National Counterterrorism Center, "One Civilian Killed in Assault in Jurf as Sakhr, Babil, Iraq," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, January 11, 2011."