27 January 2012 Baghdad bombing

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27 January 2012 Baghdad bombings
Part of Iraqi insurgency (post U.S. withdrawal)
LocationBaghdad, Iraq
Date27 January 2012 (UTC+3)
Attack type
Car bombing

At least 32 people were killed and 71 wounded in the 27 January 2012 Baghdad bombing. A suicide bomber targeting Shias detonated his vehicle at a funeral tent in Zaafaraniyah district in the south of Baghdad. The procession was being held for a local real estate broker who had been murdered by unidentified gunmen the previous day.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "Factbox – Security developments in Iraq, January 28". Thomson Reuters Foundation. Reuters. 28 January 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Iraq suicide blast kills dozens in Baghdad". CBS News. Associated Press. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2017.