27 January 2012 Baghdad bombing

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27 January 2012 Baghdad bombings
Part of Iraqi insurgency (post U.S. withdrawal)
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 27 January 2012 (UTC+3)
Attack type
Car bombing
Deaths 32[1]
Non-fatal injuries
Suspected perpetrators
Islamic state of Iraq

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 estate broker who had been murdered by unidentified gunmen the previous day.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c "Factobox – Security developments in Iraq, January 28". Reuters. Thomson Reuters Foundation. 28 January 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Suicide Car Bombing Kills 26 in Baghdad". Retrieved 27 January 2012. [dead link]