Incident Summary:

06/28/2014: Assailants attacked a military camp east of Jurf al-Sakhar city, Babil governorate, Iraq. At least 60 assailants and 16 soldiers were killed in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Near Jurf al-Sakhar

Location Details:
The incident occurred to the east of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Army
Specific Description Camp
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 76 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 76
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 60
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
"Iraqi troops push to retake Tikrit from rebels, parties pursue talks," Today Online, June 28, 2014.
"Clashes kill 21 Iraqi troops south of Baghdad," US News & World Report, June 28, 2014.