20 September Samarra attack

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20 September 2013 Iraq attacks
Part of Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal)
Location Samarra, Iraq
Date 20 September 2013
Target Sunni civilians
Weapons Bombs
Deaths 25[1]
Non-fatal injuries
Suspected perpetrators
Islamic State of Iraq

The 20 September 2013 Iraq attacks were a series of coordinated bombings and shootings across central and southern parts of Iraq that resulted in at least 25 people killed and dozens more injured. The biggest attack took place in Samarra, where a bomb hidden in the air-conditioning unit of a Sunni mosque was detonated, killing 18 and injuring 21 others.[1][2][3]