Incident Summary:

12/31/2017: Assailants fired a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) at an Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) counterterrorism patrol in Shurjah, Kirkuk, Iraq. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201712310001

When:
2017-12-31

Country:
Iraq

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kirkuk

City:
Shurjah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF)
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
A rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 31 December 2017," Summary, December 31, 2017."