Incident Summary:

11/08/2013: An explosive device detonated in the Abu Yahya restaurant in the Cultural Complex in Mosul city, Nineveh governorate, Iraq. Ten civilians were killed and 58 were injured by the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201311080025

When:
2013-11-08

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Mosul

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Abu Yahya
Specific Description Restaurant
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
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 10 Fatalities / 58 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 58
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"10 killed, 58 wounded when bomb explodes in popular Mosul restaurant," CNN, November 8, 2013."
"10 killed in bombing of Mosul restaurant," WDSU New Orleans, November 8, 2013."
"10 killed, 58 wounded after bomb explodes in Iraq restaurant," Starkville Daily News, November 8, 2013."