Incident Summary:

11/14/2013: An explosive device detonated targeting a procession of visitors at the Husayniyah of Sayyid Abd-Al-Karim Al-Madani in Baqubah city, Diyala governorate, Iraq. This was one of two bombings targeting visitor processions at this location on this day. Fifteen people were injured across the two attacks. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201311140069

When:
2013-11-14

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Baqubah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Husasainia of Sayyid Abd-al-Karim al-Madani
Specific Description Hussainia
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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 Casualty numbers for this attack represent an equal division of a cumulative total of wounded across incidents 201311140068 and 201311140069.
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 0 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Al-Sharqiyah Roundup: Explosion Kills, Wounds More Than 90 Iraqis in Diyala; Update," Al-Sharqiyah News, November 14, 2013."