Incident Summary:

11/07/2013: Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden vehicles at a military base in Tarmiyah city, Dujail district, Saladin governorate, Iraq. The first bomber detonated at the gate, while the second bomber detonated inside the base. In addition to the assailants, at least 16 people were killed and 39 people were injured in the blasts. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201311070002

When:
2013-11-07

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saladin

City:
Tarmiyah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Armed Forces
Specific Description Base
Nationality of Target Iraq
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 Vehicle
Weapon Details
Two explosives-laden vehicles were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 attack 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 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 18 Fatalities / 39 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 18
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured 39
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Attacks on Iraq army base kill 16," BBC, November 7, 2013."
"Suicide blasts kill soldiers in Iraq's north," Al Jazeera, November 7, 2013."
"Iraq attacks kill 30 ahead of Shiite pilgrimage," Agence France Presse -- English, November 7, 2013."