2007 Imam Abbas mosque bombing
|Al Abbas mosque bombing|
Location of Karbala
|Date||April 28, 2007|
|Suicide car bomb|
At least 58 people and injured about 170 in the Iraqi city of Karbala. The bomb exploded near the golden-domed mosque. Karbala is considered the second most important shrine city for the Shia. Security officials said the car bomb was parked near a cement barrier intended to keep traffic away from the Imam Abbas and Imam Husayn shrines, which draw thousands of Shiite pilgrims from Iran and other countries.
- "Car bomb attack near Shiite shrines kills dozens". CNN.com. April 29, 2007. Retrieved 15 November 2008.
- "Bomb kills many in Iraq holy city". BBC News. April 28, 2007. Retrieved May 5, 2010.
- Reuters AlertNet - FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, April 28
- U.S. Announces 9 Troop Deaths in Iraq April 28, 2007
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