Incident Summary:

04/06/2009: On Monday afternoon at approximately 1700, in the 'Azamiyah district of Baghdad, Iraq, a roadside improvised explosive device exploded, wounding four civilians and causing an unknown amount of property damage. Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq/Islamic Shiite Resistance (AAH) claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200904060002

When:
2009-04-06

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
The attack took place in the 'Azamiyah district of Baghdad.

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 Unknown civilians
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq (suspected) Islamic Shiite Resistance in Iraq No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Reuters, "Factbox-Security Developments in Iraq, April 5," Reuters, April 5, 2009."
"National Counterterrorism Center, "Four Civilians Wounded in IED Attack by AAH in Baghdad, Iraq," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, December 22, 2009."