Incident Summary:

09/19/2013: Assailants detonated three explosive devices in Ishaqi area, Saladin governorate, Iraq. At least five people were killed and at least 21 others were injured. This was one of two incidents that occurred in Ishaqi area on this day. The blasts targeted a crowd that was responding to the previous attack. No group claimed responsibility for these incidents.




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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
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Three explosive devices were used in the attack.
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable 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 5 Fatalities / 21 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 21
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"6 civilians killed, 20+ wounded in three explosions in Salahal-din," Aswat al Iraq, September 20, 2013."
"24 Persons killed, wounded south of Tikrit," National Iraq News Agency, September 19, 2013."
"6 civilians killed, 20+ wounded in three explosions in Salahal-din," Aswat al-Iraq, September 20, 2013."