Incident Summary:

12/11/2016: Two explosive devices detonated in Abu Disheer area, Baghdad city, Baghdad governorate, Iraq. At least five people were injured in the blast. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201612110023

When:
2016-12-11

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baghdad

City:
Baghdad

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Abu Disheer area of the Rasheed neighborhood.

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 Civilians
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices were 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
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Explosive Bombs Injure Five in South of Baghdad," Qatar Peninsula, December 11, 2016."
"IS CLAIMS KILLING, WOUNDING OVER 100 SHI"â„¢ITES IN TWO BOMBINGS IN BAGHDAD," SITE Intel Group, December 11, 2016."
"5 Citizens Injured In Two IEDs Explosion South Of Baghdad," National Iraqi News Agency (NINA), December 11, 2016."