15 August 2011 Iraq attacks
|15 August 2011 Iraq attacks|
|Location||Baghdad, Kut, Tikrit, Najaf, Taji, Kirkuk, Mosul and others, Iraq|
|Date||15 August 2011 (UTC+3)|
|Target||Civilian population, Iraqi Police & Army, government officials|
|Shootings, bombings, car bombs, IEDs, suicide bombings|
The 15 August 2011 Iraq attacks were a series of terrorist incidents that took place across Iraq. At least 37 were killed and 68 injured in Kut after a roadside bomb and a car bomb exploded in the center of the city. A string of bombings and shootings in the capital took the lives of two and left 27 wounded. Eight were killed and 14 injured in a suicide car bombings in Khan Bani Saad City. Two car bombs exploded in the Najaf, killing 6 and injuring 79, followed by another blast near Karbala that killed 4 and injured 41. Numerous other attacks throughout the central and northern parts of Iraq (including a double suicide bombing in Tikrit) left 7 dead and at least 58 wounded.
- "FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, August 15". AP. 15 August 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011.