Incident Summary:

02/28/2014: An explosive device detonated at the residence of a police officer in Albu Sayf, Nineveh, Iraq. There were no reported casualties; however, the house was damaged in the blast. This was one of four attacks on houses in Albu Sayf village on February 28, 2014. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Albu Sayf

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Iraqi Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Residence of Officer
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
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
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 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Iraq: Roundup of Security Incidents 24 February-03 March 2014," OSC Summary, March 3, 2014.
"11 Policemen killed and Wounded in an Attack on a Police Headquarters in Mosul," National Iraq News Agency, February 28, 2014.