Incident Summary:

07/06/2017: Assailants attacked Imam Gharbi village in Nineveh, Iraq. At least two Iraqi Volunteer Forces soldiers were killed and 25 other soldiers were injured in the ensuing clash. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201707060001

When:
2017-07-06

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nineveh

City:
Imam Gharbi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Imam Gharbi Village
Specific Description Village
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Dijlah Province of the Islamic State Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 25 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 25
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Twenty-five tribal forces personnel killed, injured in IS attack, south of Mosul," Iraqi News, July 5, 2017."
"ISIL Still Holds 60% of Imam Gharbi Region South of Mosul," Fars News Agency, July 10, 2017."
"Iraq: Security Roundup 1900 GMT 8 July 2017," Summary, July 7, 2017."