Incident Summary:

09/11/2006: An unknown suicide bomber in Baghdad, Iraq, boarded a minibus full of Iraqi Army recruits, killing 13 and wounding three. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200609110001

When:
2006-09-11

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: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Army
Specific Description Iraqi Army recruits
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom 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 Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 14 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 14
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Paul Von Zielbauer; Khalid al-Ansary, Khalid W. Hassan and Abdul Razzaq al-Saiedi, "Hussein Trial Resumes; Sectarian Attacks Continue in Streets," The New York Times, September 12, 2006.
Sinan Salaheddin, "Attacks leave at least 29 people dead around Iraq as parliament again delays debate on divisive federalism bill," Associated Press Worldstream, September 11, 2006.
"At least 28 killed in Iraq violence," Agence France Presse, September 11, 2006.