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2011 Basra bombings

2011 Basra bombings
Part of Iraqi insurgency
Location Basra, Iraq
Date 24 November 2011 (UTC+3)
Target Civilian population
Attack type
Roadside, motorcycle and a bomb
Deaths 19+
Non-fatal injuries
65+

The 2011 Basra bombings were three bombing attacks in a market in Basra, Iraq, on November 24, 2011, killing at least 19 people and wounding at least 65.[1][2] The first two bombs, a roadside and a motorcycle, happened simultaneously, while the third one was the deadliest, causing death of police and army officers, as well as most of the injuries. According to the official sources, it is still unknown who carried out the attacks.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Bombs in Iraqi southern city of Basra kill 19". BBC. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "19 killed in Basra bomb attacks". Irish Times. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 

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