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October 2011 Baghdad bombings

October 2011 Baghdad bombings
Part of Iraqi insurgency
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 7–13 October 2011 (UTC+3)
Target Civilian population, Iraqi police
Attack type
Shootings, Suicide bombings, Car bombs, IEDs
Deaths 64
Non-fatal injuries
Suspected perpetrators
Islamic State of Iraq

The October 2011 Baghdad bombings were a series of bombing attacks that hit the capital of Iraq between the 7 and the 13 of October 2011. The first attacks took place on the 7 October when a magnetic bomb and two IED blasts killed 7 and injured 39 in the north and south districts of Baghdad.[1] On the 10 October three explosions hit the mainly Shia neighborhood of Washash, killing ten and injuring 18 more.[2] Two days later a string of bombings and shootings took place all across the city - at least two police stations in the northwestern and central districts were attacked by suicide car bombers, killing 22 (including 13 policemen) and leaving at least 55 wounded. In total at least 29 people died on this day and 86 were injured.[3] On the next evening four powerful roadside bombs exploded next to a local market and a crowded coffeeshop in the Sadr City district, killing 18 and injuring 47.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "7 killed, scores injured in Iraq violence". Press TV. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ten killed in Baghdad bomb attacks". RTÉ News. 11 October 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Security developments in Iraq, October 12". AP. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Security developments in Iraq, October 14". AP. 14 October 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 

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