Incident Summary:

01/22/2007: Twin car bombs left 88 dead and 160 wounded in the Haraj market in Baghdad, Iraq. No claim of responsibility was forthcoming.

GTD ID:
200701220006

When:
2007-01-22

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
Central Baghdad

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Iraqi civilians
Specific Description Iraqi civilians at the Haraj marketplace in Baghdad
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
Weapon Details
Attackers used twin car bombs set off seconds apart
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 No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 88 Fatalities / 160 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 88
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 160
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"100 killed die in Iraq market bombings,” Agence France Presse, January 22, 2007."
"74 killed in Baghdad car bomb attacks,” AFX International Focus, January 22, 2007."