February 2016 Baghdad bombings

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2016 Baghhad bombings
Part of Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017)
LocationBaghdad, Iraq
Date28 February 2016 (UTC+03:00)
Attack type
Suicide motorcycle bombings
Deaths70
Non-fatal injuries
100
MotiveIslamic State of Iraq and the Levant

At least 70 people were killed and 60 wounded in Sadr City, a southern suburb of Baghdad, as two bombs went off at a crowded market.[1][2][3][4][5] The explosions ripped through a market selling mobile phones in the mainly Shiite Muslim district.[6][7] The assailants were suicide bombers riding motorcycles through the crowd.[8][9][10][11][12][13]

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  1. ^ "Isis claims responsibility for double suicide bombing in Baghdad". The Guardian. 28 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  2. ^ "Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad's deadliest attack this year". Jordan Times. Reuters. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  3. ^ "Baghdad blasts' death toll rises to 70". Al Arabiya. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  4. ^ "At Least 70 Killed By Baghdad Suicide Bombs". Sky news. 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  5. ^ "Daesh twin bombing attacks in Baghdad kill 70". Daily Sabah. 28 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  6. ^ "ISIL bombings near Baghdad kill scores of Iraqis". Al Jazeera English. 2016-02-29. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  7. ^ "IS conflict: Baghdad bombings death toll rises to 70". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  8. ^ "At least 70 killed, more than 100 wounded in Baghdad blasts - reports". Reuters. 28 February 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  9. ^ "ISIS Bombers Kill 70 in Shi'ite Market in Baghdad". Antiwar.com. 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  10. ^ "Death toll in Baghdad Shiite market suicide blasts rises to 70". UPI.com. 2016-02-29. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  11. ^ "Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad's deadliest attack this year". Daily Mail. 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  12. ^ "Islamic State Bomb Attacks Kill 70 in Shia District of Baghdad". The Australian. Reuters. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-16.
  13. ^ Trayner, David (2016-02-28). "ISIS storm Baghdad Iraq with suicide bombers and seize Abu Ghraib". Daily Star. Retrieved 2016-06-16.