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27 October 2003 Baghdad bombings

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27 October 2003 Baghdad bombings

27 October 2003 Baghdad bombings
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 27 October 2003
Target International Red Cross headquarters, 4 Iraqi police stations
Attack type
suicide bombings
Deaths 33 Iraqis
2 U.S. soldiers
Non-fatal injuries

The 27 October 2003 Baghdad bombings were the simultaneous suicide car bombings targeting the Red Cross compound, and four Iraqi police stations in Baghdad. The attacks killed 35 people, as well as injuring 244.

The bombings all occurred within about 45 minutes of each other. Four suicide bombers died but the fifth, a Syrian, who attempted to blow up the fourth police station failed after the man's car apparently failed to explode. He was shot and wounded by the Iraqi police and arrested.

External links

  • Up to 40 Killed, 200 Injured in Series of Baghdad Bombings
  • Baghdad Hotel Bombing, March 17, 2004
  • Bloody day in Baghdad, dozens killed in car bombs

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