Incident Summary:

12/30/2010: On Thursday evening, on al-Dareeba Street in the al-Ghadeer area of Baghdad city, Baghdad province, Iraq, unknown assailants detonated an improvised explosive device near a Christian's house. One civilian was killed and three others were wounded in the blast. No damage was reported and no group claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The attack occurred on al-Dareeba Street in the al-Ghadeer area of Baghdad city, Baghdad province, 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 A civilian home
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 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
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 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Voice of Iraq, "Two IED Blasts Leave Civilian Killed, Six Wounded," (December 30, 2010).
Press TV, "Bomb Blasts Kill Two, Injure 18 in Iraq," (December 31, 2010).
Xinhua News Agency, "Attacks at Christians in Baghdad Kill Two, Wound 14," Xinhua News Agency, December 31, 2010,