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Unknown Group attacked Religious Figures/Institutions target (Jan. 27, 2007, Iraq)

Incident Date: Jan. 27, 2007

Terrorist Organization(s): Unknown Group

City: Kirkuk

Country/Area: Iraq

Region: Middle East / Persian Gulf

Target: Religious Figures/Institutions

Tactic: Bombing

Suicide: Yes

Weapon: Explosives

Fatalities: 2

Injuries: 0

US Attack: No

US Fatalities: 0

US Injuries: 0

Attack Claimed: No

Coordinated: No

Description: A car bomb exploded outside a Shiite mosque in southern Kirkuk, killing the vehicle's driver and passenger. It is unclear if the bombing was meant to be a suicide attack or if the explosives detonated prematurely. Attacks on religious shrines are frequent in Iraq and often have sectarian motivations.

Information Source: CNN

Publication Date: 01/27/2007

Incident-data Provider: RAND Corporation

Legal Cases
USA v. David Hemphill: 04-CR-00041
USA v. David Walton: 03-CR-436
USA v. Edwin Lemmons: 03-CR-14053
USA v. Wade William Higbee: 03-CR-912

Related Categories
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > By Injuries > 0
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > By Fatalities > 1-5
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > By Tactics > Bombing
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > By Weapons > Explosives
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > Geographical Location > Middle East / Persian Gulf > Iraq
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > By Date > 2000s > 2007 > Jan. > Jan. 27
Knowledge Base Directory > Incidents > By Targets > Religious Figures/Institutions

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Incident data: Last updated on Sept. 10, 2007
Indictment data: Last updated on July 1, 2007


  Data is subject to revision as events and additional information warrant.
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