6 March 2008 Baghdad bombing

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March 6 2008 Baghdad bombing
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 6 March 2008 (UTC+3)
Target Karrada
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Deaths 68[1]
Non-fatal injuries
Perpetrators Unknown: legal proceedings have not yet taken place.

The 6 March 2008 Baghdad bombing was a suicide bombing attack on a shopping district in Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq, on 6 March 2008, killing 68 people and wounding 120.

The attack happened in the neighbourhood of Karrada. The attack consisted of a double bombing. A roadside bomb exploded at first and then, when the first responders and other civilians were rushing to help the wounded, a suicide bomber blew himself up.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Baghdad blast toll rises", Al Jazeera (7 March 2008).

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