Incident Summary:

12/31/2017: An explosive device detonated outside of a Iraqi Turkmen Front office in Tariq Baghdad, Kirkuk, Iraq. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712300002

When:
2017-12-31

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kirkuk

City:
Kirkuk

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Tariq Baghdad area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Iraqi Turkmen Front
Specific Description Headquarters
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A sound bomb planted inside a carton box was 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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"Iraq: Security Roundup 1900 GMT 1 January 2018," Summary, December 28, 2017."
"Iraq: Roundup of Violent Activities Targeting Civilians 26 December 2017-1 January 2018," Summary, December 26, 2017."