Incident Summary:

12/03/2018: Assailants attacked Kurdi an Nasir, Hawijah, Kirkuk, Iraq. At least one person was killed and two others were injured in the incident. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Kurdi an Nasir

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Hawijah district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Kurdish Village
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
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) Kirkuk 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 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Terrorism: Roundup of Official ISIS Messages for 3 December," Summary, December 3, 2018.
"Iraq: Security Roundup 1900 GMT 4 December 2018," Summary, December 2, 2018.
"At least one killed in suspected IS raid in Iraqi Kirkuk," Kurdistan Democratic Party-Iraq, December 3, 2018.