Incident Summary:

08/22/2013: A roadside bomb detonated near a wedding party in Dujail town, Saladin governorate, Iraq. At least six people were killed and 22 more were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201308220015

When:
2013-08-22

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saladin

City:
Dujail

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 Wedding Party
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb 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 6 Fatalities / 22 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 22
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraq attacks kill 18 people," MSN New Zealand, August 22, 2013."
"18 dead in Iraq attacks including wedding bombing," Agence France Presse -- English, August 22, 2013."
"Insurgent attacks across Iraq kill at least 24," Miami Herald, August 22, 2013."