Incident Summary:

12/28/2017: Assailants attacked Al-Awamer, Diyala, Iraq. One person was killed in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

GTD ID:
201712280008

When:
2017-12-28

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Diyala

City:
Al-Awamer

Location Details:
The incident occurred near the town of Qarah Tapah.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Village
Specific Description al-Awamer 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 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 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Tribal figure killed in Islamic State attack against village, northeastern Diyala," Iraqi News, December 28, 2017."