29 March 2007 Baghdad bombings

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29 March 2007 Baghdad bombings
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 29 March 2007 (UTC+3)
Target Al-Shaab market
Attack type
Suicide bombings
Deaths 82[1]
Non-fatal injuries
138
Perpetrators Unknown: legal proceedings have not yet taken place.
Suspected perpetrators
Al Qaeda in Iraq

The 29 March 2007 Baghdad bombings was a 29 March 2007, double suicide attack on the al-Shaab market in a Shiite district of northeastern Baghdad.

The two bombers, wearing explosive vests, walked into the al-Shaab market as it was packed with shoppers and blew themselves up. The death toll eventually climbed to 82 killed and 138 people were also wounded.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Death toll rises to 82 from Baghdad blasts", AFP (Khaleej Times Online), 30 March 2007