Incident Summary:

10/11/2004: A U.S soldier was killed, two Iraqis were killed, nine U.S. soldiers were wounded, and eighteen Iraqis were wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a Stryker convoy in Mosul, Iraq, with a pickup full of explosives that left a five-foot crater in the road. Tawhid and Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200410110001

When:
2004-10-11

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Mosul

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 U.S. soldiers in Stryker convoy
Nationality of Target United States
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Armed Forces
Specific Description Iraqis
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 Vehicle
Weapon Details
Suicide bomber in a pickup full of explosives
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
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: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 27 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 1
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 27
Number of U.S. Injured 9
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Gilbert, Michael. “Fort Lewis Soldier Killed, Nine Injured in Suicide Bombing,” The News Tribune, October 12, 2004.