Incident Summary:

07/01/2008: On Tuesday, one citizen was killed and 40 were wounded during a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack in al Hawd Village. Fifteen homes were also destroyed in the attack. No claim of responsibility has been reported.

GTD ID:
200807010010

When:
2008-07-01

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Hawad

Location Details:
The attack took place 100 kilometers south of Mosul.

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 were the target in the attack.
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
A VBIED 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 2 Fatalities / 40 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 40
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Earthtimes, "One Dead, 25 Injured in Mosul Blast," Earthtimes, http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/216218,extra-one-civilian- dead-and-25-injured-in-explosion-near.html."
"Multi National Force-Iraq, "One killed, 40 Wounded in Blast South of Mosul," MNF, http://www.mnf-iraq.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20901&Itemid=128."