Incident Summary:

04/07/2009: On Tuesday morning at approximately 0800, in the Al Jadidah neighborhood in the Sab'ah Nisan district of eastern Baghdad, Iraq, assailants threw a hand grenade into a grocery store, burning down the store but causing no casualties. Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq/Islamic Shiite Resistance claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

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Location Details:
The attack took place in the Al Jadidah neighborhood in the Sab'ah Nisan district of eastern Baghdad, Iraq.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A grocery store
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade 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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
McClatchy Newspapers, "Round-Up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Tuesday 7 April 2009," (April 7, 2009).
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Store Destroyed in Grenade Attack by AAH in Baghdad, Iraq," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, December 23, 2009.