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2004 Karbala and Najaf bombings

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2004 Karbala and Najaf bombings

19 December 2004 Karbala and Najaf bombings
Location Najaf and Karbala, Iraq
Date 19 December 2004 (UTC+3)
Target Funeral procession, Imam Ali Mosque
Attack type
Suicide attacks/car bombs
Deaths At least 67
Non-fatal injuries
At least 97
Perpetrators Al-Qaeda in Iraq

The 19 December 2004 Karbala and Najaf bombings was of suicide attack using a car bomb that occurred on 19 December 2004, in the Shia holy cities of Najaf and Karbala in Iraq, which killed at least 67 and injured at least 97 people.

External links

  • Bombs in Karbala, Najaf kill 67 CNN
  • 62 Iraqis killed in Karbala-Najaf bombings (photographies)

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