Incident Summary:

08/25/2013: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated at a market in Baquba city, Diyala governorate, Iraq. At least 11 people were killed and another 34 were injured in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201308250013

When:
2013-08-25

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Baqubah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Market
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority estimates are reported here.
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 11 Fatalities / 34 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 11
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 34
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraq attacks including Baghdad blasts kill 48," Agence France Presse -- English, August 25, 2013."
"Bombs across Iraq kill at least 42 people - police and medics," Lebanon Daily Star, August 25, 2013."
"47 killed in wave of Iraq attacks," RTE Online, August 25, 2013."