Incident Summary:

12/22/2016: An explosives-laden vehicle detonated targeting Ahmad al-Dulaymi's convoy in Khalidiyah, Al Anbar, Iraq. Al-Dulaymi, a district officer, was not harmed; however, at least four people were injured in the blast. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201612220024

When:
2016-12-22

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Anbar

City:
Khalidiyah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Al Khalidiyah
Specific Description Convoy of District Officer: Ahmad al-Dulaymi
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?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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Al Anbar Province of the Islamic State Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Terrorism: Transcript of ISIL's Al-Bayan News Bulletin for 23 December," Twitter, December 23, 2016."
"Iraq: Security Roundup 1900 GMT 22 December 2016," Summary, December 22, 2016."