Incident Summary:

02/03/2007: 120 civilians were killed in a bombing attack on a market Baghdad, Iraq. The perpetrators of this incident were unknown. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200702030020

When:
2007-02-03

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 Sadriyah food market
Specific Description shoppers
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 Vehicle
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 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 120 Fatalities / 246 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 120
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 246
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Iraq continues to witness a surge of violent attacks” Xinhua. February 3, 2007.
"Program Summary Tehran Al-Alam Television" Al-Alam. February 3, 2007."