Incident Summary:

06/09/2016: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle in a commercial area in Baghdad al-Jadeeda neighborhood, Baghdad city, Baghdad governorate, Iraq. In addition to the assailant, at least seven people were killed and 29 people were injured in the blast. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201606090003

When:
2016-06-09

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Baghdad al-Jadeeda neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Commercial Area
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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities / 29 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 29
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"24 Iraqis killed in Baghdad bombings," Anadolu Ajansi, June 9, 2016."
"1st LD: 11 killed in two suicide bomb attacks in Iraq's Baghdad," Xinhua General News Service, June 9, 2016."
"Iraq bombings kill 27, leave dozens injured," CBC, June 9, 2016."