An apparent triple suicide bomb attack happened when worshippers were leaving the Buratha Mosque, a key Shia mosque in Baghdad, after Friday prayers. Two of the suicide bombers were dressed as women.
The first suicide bomber detonated after passing through the women's security checkpoint, and entering the mosque. While the second suicide bomber detonated inside the courtyard of the mosque. The third bomber detonated inside the office of SheikhJalaluddin al-Saghir, a member of the Iraqi parliament, in an attempt to assassinate him. However, al-Saghir was unharmed in the attack.
In the end the three bombers managed to kill 85 people, and injure 160.