Incident Summary:

03/19/2013: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated in Shulaa area, Baghdad city, Baghdad, Iraq. There were no reported casualties or damages resulting from the blast. This was one of 20 coordinated attacks across the country on the same day, which was the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201303190039

When:
2013-03-19

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
In the Shulaa area of the city

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Vehicle
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Qaida 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
"Spate of attacks kill at least 18 in Iraq," News Channel 2000, March 19, 2013.
"Al Qaeda claims attacks on Iraq war anniversary," Reuters, March 20, 2013.