Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Assailants attacked volunteer forces in the Hadar neighborhood of Mosul, Nineveh, Iraq. Security forces repelled the assault, killing 15 assailants. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

GTD ID:
201703130034

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Mosul

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Hadar neighborhood on the right bank of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Volunteer Forces
Specific Description Forces
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
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 Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 15 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 15
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 15
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"PMUs say killed 15 Islamic State members in western Mosul," Iraqi News, March 13, 2017."