Incident Summary:

10/04/2006: A series of bomb blasts went off in a shopping district in a mainly Christian neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, which killed 16 people and wounded 87. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200610040001

When:
2006-10-04

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: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Civilians
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
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 Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 16 Fatalities / 87 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 16
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 87
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
“Blasts in Baghdad kills 16,” The Statesman (India), October 5, 2006
Sameer N. Yacoub, “String of Baghdad Bomb Blasts Kill 16,” Associated Press Online, October 4, 2006.