Incident Summary:

12/28/2017: An explosive device detonated near Bazol, Diyala, Iraq. A farmer was injured in the blast. Additionally, a second explosive device was discovered and defused following the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712280007

When:
2017-12-28

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Near Bazol

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Bazol village, about 44 kilometers northeast of Baqubah in Khanaqin district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Farmers
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices, including a roadside bomb, 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 Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Iraq: Roundup of Violent Activities Targeting Civilians 26 December 2017-1 January 2018," Summary, December 26, 2017."