Incident Summary:

07/27/2007: A car bomb killed more than 25 people in the Karradah neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, during the evening rush hour, wounding 115 and destroying stores as well. No claim of responsibility was issued.

GTD ID:
200707270001

When:
2007-07-27

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
Karradah neighborhood in 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 Unknown
Specific Description Iraqi civilians in central 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
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 25 Fatalities / 115 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 25
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 115
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"In Short,” The Irish Times, July 27, 2007."
Stephen Farrell, “Car bomb kills 25 in Shi i area of Baghdad,” The International Herald Tribune, July 27, 2007.