Incident Summary:

07/23/2013: Three explosive devices detonated outside of a restaurant in the Doura district of Baghdad city, Baghdad governorate, Iraq. At least six people were killed and 28 others were wounded in the blasts. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201307240008

When:
2013-07-23

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Restaurant
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Three homemade explosive devices were 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 6 Fatalities / 28 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 28
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"16 killed in night attacks in Iraq," Xinhua News Agency, July 23, 2013."
"Blasts in Baghdad kill 8," World Bulletin, July 24, 2013."
"9 Killed, 43 wounded in southern Baghdad," National Iraq News Agency, July 23, 2013."