Incident Summary:

12/09/2013: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated outside a cafe popular among Sahwa Council members in Buhriz town, Diyala governorate, Iraq. At least 11 people were killed and 22 others were wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility of the incident.

GTD ID:
201312090007

When:
2013-12-09

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Buhriz

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Cafe
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
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 conflict from source to source. Following GTD protocol, the lowest 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 11 Fatalities / 22 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 11
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
"Attacks including car bombs kill 22 in Iraq," Agence France Presse -- English, December 9, 2013."
"Car bombs and roadside bombings kill 21 in Iraq," Associated Press Online, December 9, 2013."
"Car bomb near Iraqi cafe used by Sunni militia kills 11," Reuters, December 9, 2013."