Incident Summary:

04/23/2007: A suicide car bomber attacked a police checkpoint in Ramadi, Iraq and wounded three police and four civilians. No group claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200704230007

When:
2007-04-23

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Anbar

City:
Ramadi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Iraqi Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Iraqi Police checkpoint in Al Anbar province
Nationality of Target Iraq
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Civilians near the bomb blast
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 1 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Sameer N. Yacoub, “Suicide Bombings Around Iraq Kill 46 People, Wound More Than 1000,” Associated Press Worldstream, April 23, 2007.
Kim Gamel, “U.S. Officials Reconsider Walling Off Sunni Neighborhood; Bombings Kill 48 Across Iraq,” Associated Press, April 23, 2007.