Terrorism in Iraq 2006-2015

A map circulated on Twitter with the statement that is showed all car bombings in Baghdad for the last 10 years. It was a viral hoax. We've constructed a map with data for the 10 years between 2006 and 2015 with all known locations and number of attacks in Iraq.

maandag 4 juli 2016 | Terrorisme, english, iraq

Many attacks have only gotten the coordinates of the center of the city. So there are some big circles on the map summing up several hundreds of attacks.

GTD has over 17.500 known terrorism attacks between 2006 and 2015 in Iraq, resulting in 52.000 deaths.


National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). (2016). Global Terrorism Database [Data file]. Retrieved from https://www.start.umd.edu/gtd

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