2008 Baquba bombings

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15 July 2008 Baquba bombings
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Location Baquba, Iraq
Date 15 July 2008 (UTC+3)
Target al-Saad army camp
Attack type
suicide bombings
Deaths 35
Non-fatal injuries
63

The 15 July 2008 Baquba bombings occurred at around 8am local time on 15 July 2008, in Baquba, Diyala Governorate, targeting army recruits at the al-Saad army camp. According to the Iraqi army, the bombers - one dressed in an Iraqi military uniform, the other in civilian clothing - mingled with the crowds of over 200 young recruits before blowing themselves up, killing 35 and injuring 63.[1]

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  1. ^ "Suicide bombers target Iraqis waiting to enlist in army". Star Tribune. 15 July 2008. Retrieved 15 July 2008. 

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