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2011 in Iraq

2011
in
Iraq
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2011
List of years in Iraq
Years in Iraq: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
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Events in the year 2011 in Iraq.

Incumbents

Events

  • January 15 - An Iraqi soldier opens fire on U.S. troops at a training centre, killing two and injuring another before being killed himself.[1]
  • January 19 - A suicide bomber driving an ambulance kills at least 12 people and injures another 50 in Iraq's Diyala Governorate.[2]
  • April 8 - In the Camp Ashraf massacre, an Iraqi Army raid against a group of Iranian exiles at Camp Ashraf left 34 civilians dead and 318 injured.[3]
  • May 3 - A car bomb went off in the Dora district in Baghdad killing at least 9 and injuring more than 27.[4]
  • May 5 - At least 26 people killed and 60 wounded in a car bombing against a police compound in the city of Hilla.[5]
  • May 5 - An attack on Camp Taji using 52 35mm mortars, no deaths, 3 minor injuries, and multiple damaged aircraft.
  • May 29 - An Iraqi soldier and a firefighter were killed and 11 other people were wounded in two bomb explosions in Abu Ghraib.[6]
  • June 21 - 20 people are killed and 30+ wounded when a bombs detonates in the city of Al Diwaniyah.[7]
  • December 15 - War officially ended.
  • December 21 - President Obama travels to Fort Bragg to mark the exit of the last American troops from Iraq. The last US troops exit Iraq through the Kuwait border.

Notable deaths

Notes

  1. ^ "Iraqi soldier kills two U.S. soldiers in Mosul". Reuters. January 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Iraqi police targeted by suicide bomber, 12 killed". Reuters. January 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ David Jolly (13 April 2011). "Iranian Group Seeks U.S. Shield After Iraqi Raid". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Iraq: Deadly car bomb strikes Shia cafe in Baghdad". BBC News. May 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ Sultan, Ali (May 6, 2011). "In Iraq, police station bombing kills dozens as violence sweeps country". The Washington Post. 
  6. ^ "2 killed, 11 wounded in twin bomb attacks west of Baghdad". Xinhuanews. May 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Blast kills 20 near Iraq governor's home". msnbc. June 21. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 

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