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
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
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.
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.
“At least 28 killed in Iraq violence,” Agence France Presse, September 11, 2006.