Incident Summary:

03/14/2017: Assailants fired mortars at Adhaim, Diyala, Iraq. At least one person was killed and two people were injured in the attack. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703140009

When:
2017-03-14

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Adhaim

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Khalis district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Al 'Uzaym Subdistrict
Specific Description Subdistrict
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 Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Mortars 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Diyala 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 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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: Security Roundup 1900 GMT 15 March 2017," Summary, March 15, 2017."
"Iraq: Roundup of Violent Activities Targeting Civilians March 2017," Summary, April 11, 2017."
"Terrorism: Transcript of ISIS's Al-Bayan News Bulletin for 15 March," Twitter, March 15, 2017."