Incident Summary:

03/11/2013: A suicide car bomber detonated explosives near police headquarters and a Kurdish secondary school in Dibis town, Kirkuk, Iraq. At least six people died in the blast and another 120 people were injured, including 65 students. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201303110001

When:
2013-03-11

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kirkuk

City:
Dibis

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Educational Institution
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Kurdish Girls' Secondary School
Nationality of Target Iraq
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Iraqi Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Headquarters
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 120 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 120
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraq suicide bomber kills three, wounds 100," Turkish Daily, March 11, 2013."
"Iraq attacks kill 7, wound 165," Sunday Independent, March 11, 2013."
"8 killed, 120 wounded in attacks in Iraq," Xinhua News Agency, March 11, 2013."