March 2016 Hillah suicide truck bombing

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March 2016 Hillah suicide truck bombing
Part of Iraqi Civil War
Babil in Iraq.svg
Location of Babil Governorate in Iraq
LocationHillah, Babil Governorate, Iraq
Coordinates33°23′20″N 44°27′30″E / 33.38889°N 44.45833°E / 33.38889; 44.45833
DateMarch 6, 2016
Attack type
Mass murder
Suicide attack
Car bombing
WeaponsTruck bombs
Deaths60
Non-fatal injuries
70
PerpetratorsIslamic State of Iraq and the Levant

The 2016 Hillah suicide truck bombing was a suicide bombing on March 6, 2016, that killed at least 60 people and another 70 were injured after ramming his explosives-laden truck into a security checkpoint at one of entrances to the Iraqi city of Hillah, south of Baghdad. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) claims responsibility for the attack.[1][2][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "A truck bomb killed 60 people in Iraq". Al Jazeera English. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  2. ^ "60 people die in Iraq suicide truck bombing". BBC News. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Suicide truck bombing left 60 dead in Iraq". Reuters. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  4. ^ "60 people die in truck suicide bombing". RT. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Suicide truck bombing killed 60 people in Hillah". The New York Times. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.