Incident Summary:

01/11/2016: Assailants set fire to a shop in Muqdadiyah, Diyala governorate, Iraq. There were no reported casualties in the incident. This was one of 51 attacks in and around Muqdadiyah and one of 36 shops set alight on the same day. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incidents to Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq and the Badr Brigades.




Middle East & North Africa

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Mosque
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
Incendiary Molotov Cocktail/Petrol Bomb
Weapon Details
Petrol bombs were used in the attack.
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
Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq No
Badr Brigades 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
"Sunni mosques in east Iraq attacked after IS-claimed blasts," The Express Tribune, January 12, 2016.
"Multiple jihadist attacks kill more than 30 in Iraq," Turkish Daily, January 12, 2016.
"Rights group: Iraqi Shia militias behind revenge attacks," Al Ahram, January 31, 2016.