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
al-Qaeda[1]

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]

Attack

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]

Perpetrators

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

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Triple bomb blasts rock Baghdad". Al Jazeera. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 22 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. [1][dead link]
  3. "Three deadly blasts rip through downtown Baghdad". France 24. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>