Incident Summary:

02/18/2010: On Thursday, in the Al Karkh district of Baghdad, Iraq, assailants fired a Katyusha rocket targeting the International Green Zone, causing no casualties or damage. Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq/Islamic Shiite Resistance (AAH) claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
201002180018

When:
2010-02-18

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
The attack took place in Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Other
Name of Entity Iraqi Government
Specific Description The International (Green) Zone
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
One Katyusha rocket 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 Islamic Shiite Resistance in Iraq Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
Sources
"BBC Monitoring Middle East, "Casualties in Baghdad, Mosul Blasts Reported, Developments 18 Feb," LexisNexis Academic, BBC Monitoring Middle East, February 18, 2010."
"National Counterterrorism Center, "International (Green) Zone Targeted in Rocket Attack by AAH in Baghdad, Iraq," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, July 02, 2010."