Incident Summary:

09/27/2016: An explosive device detonated targeting a group of herders and merchants in Radhwaniyah, Babil, Iraq. At least two people were killed in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201609270032

When:
2016-09-27

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Babil

City:
Radwaniyah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Cattle Herders
Nationality of Target Iraq
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Merchants
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
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 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
Sources
"Innocent lives lost as three bombings packed Baghdad market attacked by suicide bomber," Singapore Star.com, September 27, 2016."
"Three blasts kill at least 17 in Baghdad - police, medics," Reuters UK, September 27, 2016."
"Iraq: Suicide bombings kill 17 people in Baghdad," International Business Times UK, September 27, 2016."