2007 Al Hillah bombings

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2007 Al Hillah bombings
LocationAl Hillah, Iraq
Date6 March 2007
TargetShia pilgrims
Attack type
suicide bombings
at least 250

The 2007 Al Hillah bombings killed 200 [2] people, mostly Shia Muslims on a pilgrimage, on 6 March 2007 in Al Hillah, Iraq.

Two suicide bombers wearing explosive vests joined the huge crowds surging into the city for a traditional religious festival. The attack was just one of a few on a particularly bloody day for Iraq as almost 200 people were killed throughout the country.[3]

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