Incident Summary:

03/30/2011: On Wednesday, in the Mansour neighborhood, Baghdad, Iraq, unknown militants detonated an improvised explosive device that was attached to a government official's vehicle wounding one civilian but not the official. The attack caused an unknown amount of property damage to the vehicle, and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

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Location Details:
The attack occurred at the Mansour neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Iraqi Government
Specific Description A government official's vehicle
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Sticky Bomb
Weapon Details
A vehicle borne 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 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Jane’s Intelligence, “IED Wounds Civilians in Iraq's Baghdad,” Terrorism Watch Report, March 31, 2011.
Voice of Iraq, "Civilian Wounded as Sticky Bombs Explodes in Baghdad," LexisNexis Academic, Voice of Iraq, March 30, 2011.