Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Baghdad, Iraq--8 December 2009

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 8 December 2009

Location: Baghdad, Iraq

Type of event: terrorism


Five car bombs were detonated between 10:00 AM and 10:50 AM in Baghdad, Iraq. The first bomb exploded near police in Dora; other bombs exploded in Shourja Market near the Iraqi health ministry, at a bank where the finance ministry had been meeting since the 25 Oct. bombing, at Mustanseri University, and at the Institute of Fine Arts. Casualties included at least 127 killed and between 448 and 500 injured.

Consequences: 127 killed, 448 injured


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