Incident Summary:

2/12/2007: A double car bombing occurred at the same time in Baghdad, Iraq markets killed 66 and wounded over 150 civilians. The perpetrators of this incident were unknown. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200702120020

When:
2007-02-12

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 Baghdad 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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 66 Fatalities / 150 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 66
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 150
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Xinhua Told: Bomb Attacks Kill 66 in Downtown Baghdad on Samarra Anniversary” Xinhua. February 12, 2007.
Sly, Liz. “Bombs kill 79 in Baghdad” Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. February 12, 2007.