Incident Summary:

06/30/2008: On Monday, a parked car bomb killed on person and wounded 25 others, including Sheik Abdul Razaq Al Waqaa and his wife, in Mosul, Ninawa, Iraq. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200806300020

When:
2008-06-30

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Mosul

Location Details:
The bombing occurred near the house of Sheik Abdul Razaq Al Waqaa in Mosul, Ninawa, Iraq.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description Civilians
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
Weapon Details
A car bomb was used in the attack.
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 1 Fatalities / 25 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 25
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Hamid Ahmed, "Police Say Truck Bomb Kills One Person," Associated Press, July 1, 2008."
"Aws Qusay, "Factbox - Security Developments in Iraq, July 1," Reuters, July 1, 2008."