Al-Faqma ice cream parlor bombing

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Al-Faqma ice cream parlor bombing
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor is located in Baghdad
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor (Baghdad)
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 30 May 2017 (2017-05-30)
Deaths 30+
Non-fatal injuries
40+
Suspected perpetrators
Islamic State (ISIS)

On 30 May 2017, an ice cream parlor in Karrada district of Baghdad, Iraq was attacked by an ISIS suicide bomber, killing at least 26 people.[1][2]

Attack

The bombing took place shortly after midnight, when the car bomb that was parked near the ice cream shop detonated. Islamic state have said the blast targeted Shia followers.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Iraq conflict: Baghdad ice cream parlour hit by suicide attack". BBC. 30 May 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Three suicide blasts send Iraq death toll to 42". Inquirer.net. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "31 killed in twin Baghdad car bomb attacks (VIDEOS)". RT International. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 

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