Incident Summary:

03/30/2007: In the Tal Afar District of Iraq, several booby-trapped cars blew up in residential areas, leading to revenge killings later that day. The events lead to the deaths of 190 people. No claim of responsibility was reported.

GTD ID:
200703300004

When:
2007-03-30

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Tal Afar

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 Tal Afar
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
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 145 Fatalities / 170 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 145
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 170
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“130 Killed in Al-Khalis, Al-Sha’b 29 Mar Bombinb; 190 in Tall Afar,’” Al-Sharqiyah Television, March 30, 2007.