Incident Summary:

05/11/2005: A suicide car bomb exploded near a police station in the Dura district of Baghdad, Iraq, killing 3 people. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200505110008

When:
2005-05-11

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Iraqi Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Bystanders near Iraq police station
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 Vehicle
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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 99 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 99
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Patrick Cockburn, “Suicide bombers kill 66 Iraqis as US troops meet fierce resistance,” Belfast Telegraph, May 12, 2005.
Mohamed Hasni, “Dozens die in wave of suicide bombings,” The Advertiser, May 12, 2005.
“Four suicide attacks kill at least 71,” China Daily, May 12, 2005.