Incident Summary:

01/01/2014: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near an army patrol in the Hay Al-Zuhur area of Mosul city, Nineveh governorate, Iraq. In addition to the assailant, one soldier was killed and six others were wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201401010007

When:
2014-01-01

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Mosul

Location Details:
Incident occurred in Hay Al-Zuhur area

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Army
Specific Description Patrol
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?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"1 soldier killed, 6+ wounded in Mosul," Aswat al-Iraq, January 1, 2014."
"Iraq: Roundup of Security Incidents 30 December 2013-06 January 2014," OSC Summary, January 7, 2014."
"One soldier killed and six others wounded, east of Mosul.," National Iraq News Agency, January 1, 2014."