Incident Summary:

03/01/2016: Two suicide bombers detonated targeting a joint security forces convoy in Jumaylah, Al Anbar, Iraq. In addition to the assailants, at least 25 soldiers and volunteer fighters were killed in the blasts. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

GTD ID:
201603010020

When:
2016-03-01

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Anbar

City:
Jumaylah

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Fallujah district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Armed Forces
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target Iraq
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Iraqi Volunteer Forces
Specific Description Members
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
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
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 27 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 27
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"IS suicide bombers hit Iraqi military convoy; 25 soldiers killed," The Indian Awaaz, March 2, 2016."
"ISIL suicide bombers kill dozens of Iraqi soldiers," Al Jazeera, March 1, 2016."
"At least 25 Iraqi soldiers killed by 2 ISIS suicide attacks," ANSA.it, March 1, 2016."