Incident Summary:

05/31/2017: Assailants executed 34 civilians in Dural al-Khayyat neighborhood Mosul, Nineveh, Iraq. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), noting that the victims were attempting to escape from the area.

GTD ID:
201705310007

When:
2017-05-31

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Mosul

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Dural al-Khayyat neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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 34 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 34
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"IS attacks, coalition planes kill scores in W....," Qatar Peninsula, June 1, 2017."