April 2016 Baghdad bombing

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April 2016 Baghdad bombings
Part of Iraqi Civil War (2014–present)
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 30 April 2016
Target Shia pilgrims
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Weapons Bombs
Deaths 38[1]
Non-fatal injuries
86[1]
Perpetrator Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Motive Terror

At least 38 people were killed and 86 others wounded, as a result of two car bombings, in Iraq's capital of Baghdad. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack.[2][1]

Bombing

On 30 April 2016, a car exploded in southeastern Baghdad, targeting Shia pilgrims, walking to the Kadhimiyah shrine. It resulted in at least 38 deaths and 86 other wounded, according to local police officials. Numbers may still increase. However, other government security officials suggested, the target was an open-air market.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Adel, Loaa (1 May 2016). "Samawah explosion casualties jump to 38 dead and 86 wounded - Iraqi News". Iraq news, the latest Iraq news by Iraqi News. 
  2. ^ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/samawah-explosion-casualties-jump-38-dead-86-wounded/
  3. ^ "Baghdad: Car bomb kills 21, injures 42". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 2016-04-30. 
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=April_2016_Baghdad_bombing&oldid=733617471"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_2016_Baghdad_bombing
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "April 2016 Baghdad bombing"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA