Incident Summary:

07/24/2019: Suicide bombers armed with firearms attacked a village in Nae Nayat, Nineveh, Iraq. An assailants was killed and two Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) members were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Nae Nayat

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Sinjar district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Iraq
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)
Specific Description Members
Nationality of Target Iraq
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Explosives-laden belts and firearms were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"IS militants attack 2 villages in Iraq's Nineveh," Xinhua General News Service, July 24, 2019.
"Iraq Daily Roundup: Police Mistake Civilians for ISIS; 19 Killed in Iraq,", July 25, 2019.
"IS claims killing tribal leader near Iraq's Mosul," Telegram messaging service, July 25, 2019.