Incident Summary:

9/22/2004: A car bomb exploded in the Mansur district of Baghdad, Baghdad province, Iraq. Tawhid and Jihad claimed responsibility for the incident, stating that the explosion was targeting two U.S. military vehicles that were in the area. There were no reports of injuries.

GTD ID:
200409220003

When:
2004-09-22

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
In the Mansur district in Baghdad

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Multi-National Force – Iraq (MNF-I)
Specific Description Two U.S. military vehicles on patrol in Mansur district
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
A car bomb
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Tawhid and Jihad Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
Sources
"Al-Zarqawi group claims responsibility for three car bomb attacks in Iraq," Al-Jazeera TV, September 24, 2004."
"Zarqawi group claims series of bombings in Baghdad: website," Agence France Presse, September 23, 2004."