Incident Summary:

06/15/2009: On Monday at about 1200 noon, in Al Khalis, Diyala, Iraq, an improvised explosive device exploded, wounding two civilians. Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq/Islamic Shiite Resistance (AAH) claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200906150022

When:
2009-06-15

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Khalis

Location Details:
The attack took place in Al Khalis, Diyala, 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
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An improvised explosive device 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
Additional Information It is unknown if civilians were the target of this attack.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq 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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
National Counterterrorism Center, "Two Civilians Wounded in IED Attack by AAH in Al Khalis, Diyala, Iraq," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, November 18, 2009.
McClatchy Newspapers, "Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Monday 15 June 2009," http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2009/06/15/70052/round-up-of-daily-violence-in.html#ixzz0jtqqfEJr (June 15, 2009).