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Mustansiriya University bombings

16 January 2007 Baghdad Mustansiriya University bombing
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date January 16, 2007 (UTC+3)
Target Mustansiriya University
Attack type
School bombings, suicide attack and car bombs
Deaths ca. 70
Non-fatal injuries

The 16 January 2007 Baghdad Mustansiriya University bombing was a series of bombing attacks at students and teachers at the largely Shiite Mustansiriya University in Baghdad, Iraq, on January 16, 2007. Some 70 people were killed and 169 were wounded.[1]


  1. ^ Deaths top 100 in Baghdad bombings, shootings, CNN

External links

  • Double bombing at university kills 60 in Baghdad Reuters
  • Bombings Kill 60 at University In Baghdad Washington Post
  • Baghdad university bombing kills 65 as U.N. reports 34,000 Iraqi civilians killed in '06 USA Today
  • 3 Bombs Kill at Least 70 at University in Baghdad The New York Times
  • Iraq: after university bombing, UNESCO urges Government to defend right to education United Nations

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