25 January 2010 Baghdad bombings

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25 January 2010 Baghdad bombings
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 25 January 2010 (UTC+3)
Attack type
Suicide car bombs
Deaths 41
Perpetrators unknown
Suspected perpetrators

On 25 January 2010, three suicide car bombs exploded in quick succession in central Baghdad, Iraq. At least 41 people were killed.[1] On 27 January 2010 the Islamic State of Iraq claimed responsibility for the attack.[2]


The first explosion occurred around at 3:30 pm (1230 GMT). The second blast came just minutes later in the centre of the capital near the Green Zone, with the third close by soon after.[3]


While the attack was not yet claimed, an Iraqi government advisor immediately blamed al-Qaeda.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Triple bomb blasts rock Baghdad". Al Jazeera. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived 29 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Three deadly blasts rip through downtown Baghdad". France 24. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
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