2011 in Iraq

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Events in the year 2011 in Iraq.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • January 15 - An Iraqi soldier opens fire on U.S. troops at a training centre, killing two and injuring another before being killed himself.[1]
  • January 19 - A suicide bomber driving an ambulance kills at least 12 people and injures another 50 in Iraq's Diyala Governorate.[2]
  • April 8 - In the Camp Ashraf massacre, an Iraqi Army raid against a group of Iranian exiles at Camp Ashraf left 34 civilians dead and 318 injured.[3]
  • May 3 - A car bomb went off in the Dora district in Baghdad killing at least 9 and injuring more than 27.[4]
  • May 5 - At least 26 people killed and 60 wounded in a car bombing against a police compound in the city of Hilla.[5]
  • May 5 - An attack on Camp Taji using 52 35mm mortars, no deaths, 3 minor injuries, and multiple damaged aircraft.
  • May 29 - An Iraqi soldier and a firefighter were killed and 11 other people were wounded in two bomb explosions in Abu Ghraib.[6]
  • June 21 - 20 people are killed and 30+ wounded when a bombs detonates in the city of Al Diwaniyah.[7]
  • December 15 - War officially ended.
  • December 21 - President Obama travels to Fort Bragg to mark the exit of the last American troops from Iraq. The last US troops exit Iraq through the Kuwait border.

Notable deaths[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Iraqi soldier kills two U.S. soldiers in Mosul". Reuters. January 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Iraqi police targeted by suicide bomber, 12 killed". Reuters. January 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ David Jolly (13 April 2011). "Iranian Group Seeks U.S. Shield After Iraqi Raid". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Iraq: Deadly car bomb strikes Shia cafe in Baghdad". BBC News. May 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ Sultan, Ali (May 6, 2011). "In Iraq, police station bombing kills dozens as violence sweeps country". The Washington Post. 
  6. ^ "2 killed, 11 wounded in twin bomb attacks west of Baghdad". Xinhuanews. May 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Blast kills 20 near Iraq governor's home". msnbc. June 21. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 

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