Date: 24 June 2004
Location: Iraq: Baghdad, Mosul, Baquba, Ramadi, and Falluja
Type of event: terrorism
Multiple bombings in Iraq killed 103 and injured 324. In Mosul at least four car bombs exploded at targets including the Wadi Hajar police station and location in the al-Wakhas district. Terrorists also engaged in gun battles in Mosul. Other targets there included the Iraqi policy academy, a second police station, and the al-Jumhuri hospital. One U.S. soldier was killed and others injured. In Baquba near Baghdad armed men attacked a police station with assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades. Casualties there numbered 13 killed and 15 wounded (including 2 U.S. soldiers killed and 7 injured). A similar attack on a police station in Ramadi killed 7 and injured 13; additional groups of terrorists attacked other targets there and in Falluja killing 13 and injuring 2. A U.S. Cobra helicopter was shot down in Falluja but there were no casualties. In Baghdad proper a car bomb killed 8 and injured 13; those killed included 4 members of Iraq's national guard.
Consequences: 103 killed, 324 injured
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