Incident Summary:

07/27/2007: A suicide attacker exploded his car in a crowd of people cheering an Iraqi national soccer team victory near the al-Riwad ice cream shop in the predominantly Sunni Mansour neighborhood in west Baghdad, Iraq. At least 30 people were killed and 75 wounded. No claim of responsibility was issued.

GTD ID:
200707270003

When:
2007-07-27

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
Mansour neighborhood of western 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 west 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?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 30 Fatalities / 75 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 30
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 75
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraqis' soccer joy turns to horror,” Hobart Mercury (Australia), July 27, 2007.."
Hamza Hendawi, “Bombs turn soccer jubilation to despair,” Herald Sun (Australia), July 27, 2007.