Incident Summary:

12/07/2016: An explosive device planted in a bus detonated in Qahira area, Baghdad city, Baghdad governorate, Iraq. At least two people were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201612070020

When:
2016-12-07

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
The incident occurred on the Jisr al-Binouk in the Qahira area of the Adhamiyah neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device planted on a bus was used in the attack.
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 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"UPDATED: Blasts in Baghdad kill 1, wound 5," Iraqi News, December 7, 2016."
"String of bombings in Baghdad leaves 2 dead, 13 wounded," Iraqi News, December 7, 2016."