Incident Summary:

03/29/2017: Assailants attacked the Iraqi Volunteer Forces frontlines between Tal Afar district and Al Qayrawan subdistrict in Nineveh, Iraq. Security forces repelled the assault, killing more than 150 assailants. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

GTD ID:
201703290018

When:
2017-03-29

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
The incident occurred between Tal Afar district and Al Qayrawan subdistrict.

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 Frontlines
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 151 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 151
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 151
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraq: Security Roundup 1900 GMT 30 Mach 2017," Summary, March 30, 2017."