Incident Summary:

03/13/2017: Assailants opened fire on a vehicle transporting two tribal sheikhs in Hayy al Mu'allimin, Baqubah, Diyala, Iraq. At least two sheikhs were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201703130042

When:
2017-03-13

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Baqubah

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Hayy al Mu'allimin neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Vehicle of Tribal Sheikhs
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraq: Roundup of Violent Activities Targeting Civilians March 2017," Summary, April 11, 2017."