Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2014

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This list is limited to bombings and does not include other forms of attacks.

January[edit]

  • January 2: A truck bomb killed 19 people in Baghdad.[1]
  • January 5: 20 people were killed in a series of bombings targeting a Shiite suburb.[2]
  • January 15: 75 people were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Baquba.[3]
  • January 18: A series of car bombings killed 30 people in Anbar province.[4]
  • January 30: Six suicide bombers entered an Iraqi ministry building and killed 24 people before security forces regained control.[5]

February[edit]

  • February 10: 22 people were killed when a terrorist accidentally blew himself up while demonstrating how to use an explosive belt.[6]
  • February 13: Two bombs killed 6 people and wounded 18 in Baghdad.[7]
  • February 18: 33 people were killed in a wave of car bombs in Baghdad.[8]

March[edit]

  • March 5: A series of terrorist incidents including car bombs killed 8 people and wounded 30 others.[9]
  • March 9: At least 32 people were killed when a minibus packed with explosives exploded at a checkpoint in the city of Hilla.[10]
  • March 27: Bombings killed 33 people in Baghdad.[11]

April[edit]

  • April 9: Car bombs killed 24 people across Iraq.[12]
  • April 20: Car bombs and a suicide bomber killed 9 people and injured 39 others.[13]
  • April 28: A suicide bomber killed 25 people in Khanaqi.[14]

May[edit]

  • May 13: A wave of car bombs targeting Shiites killed at least 34 people.[15]
  • May 22: At least 24 Shia pilgrims were killed in three bombings in Baghdad.[14]
  • May 27: A suicide bomber killed 17 people in Baghdad.[16]

June[edit]

  • June 8: At least 18 people were killed in a bombing attacking the office of Jalal Talabani's Kurdish political party.[17]
  • June 9: At least 30 people were killed in a double bombing targeting the offices of a Kurdish political party.[18]
  • June 15: 9 people were killed and 20 wounded after an attack near Tahrir Square. Further bombs went off after nightfall killing 3 people.[19]
  • June 25: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a market in Baghdad killing 13 people and wounding 25[20]

July[edit]

  • July 4: A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle at a security forces position north of Baghdad killing 15.[19]
  • July 9: Three car bombs exploded in front of a court in Hilia killing five and wounding 17.[21]
  • July 11: 28 people died following a suicide bombing in Kirkut.[22]
  • July 23: A suicide bombing killed 33 people in Baghdad.[23]
  • July 24: A car bomb killed 21 people in Baghdad.[24]

August[edit]

  • August 23: A series of bombings killed 35 people across Iraq.[25]
  • August 26: A car bomb killed 10 people in Baghdad.[26]
  • August 30: A suicide bomber killed 11 people in a town south of Baghdad.[27]
  • August 31: Two suicide bombers killed 10 people in Ramadi.[28]

September[edit]

  • September 1: A suicide bombing killed 37 people in western Iraq.[29]
  • September 4: A car bomb and a suicide bomber killed at least 20 people and injured dozens in Baghdad.[30]
  • September 8: A double suicide attack killed 9 people and injured 70 others in a town north of Baghdad.[31]
  • September 10: A wave of terrorist bombings killed at least 30 people in Baghdad.[32]
  • September 11: A wave of terrorist incidents killed at least 17 people and wounded 50.[33]
  • September 17: A suicide car bomb killed 7 people and destroyed a bridge in Ramadi.[34]
  • September 18: Two suicide bombings killed 13 people and injured 36 in Baghdad.[35]
  • September 19: A wave of bombings killed 28 people and injured dozens.[36]
  • September 27: A car bomb killed 10 people and wounded 24 others.[37]

October[edit]

  • October 4: ISIL attacked the town of Tarmiyah, located north of Baghdad, where[38] a roadside bomb targeted an Iraqi military convoy, killing at least five people.
  • October 7: A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle into houses used by Shiite militiamen north of the city of Samarra, killing at least 17 people.[39]
  • October 9: A suicide attack killed 10 people in Baquba.[40]
  • October 12: A series of terrorist bombings in Baghdad including a suicide attack killed more than 50 people.[41] A wave of bombings in Baquba killed 31 people and wounded 70 others. [42]
  • October 14: A suicide attack in Baghdad killed 19 people and wounded 35 others.[43]
  • October 16: Three car bombs in Baghdad killed 16 people and wounded 48 others. [44]
  • October 18: A series of car bombs in Baghdad killed 24 people.[45]
  • October 19: A suicide bombing targeting Shiites in Baghdad killed 19 people and injured more than 2 dozens.[46]
  • October 20: A wave of bombings targeting Shiites killed more than 43 people.[47]
  • October 22: Two car bombs in Baghdad killed 16 people and wounded 65 others.[48]
  • October 25: A suicide bomber killed 8 Shiite fighters and wounded 17 others near Baghdad.[49]
  • October 27: A similar attack killed 27 fighters and wounded 60 others.[50] Another bombing in Baghdad killed 14 people and wounded 23 others.[51]
  • October 31: A series of bombings killed 15 people near Baghdad.[52]

November[edit]

  • November 1: A series of terrorist bombings killed 24 people and wounded dozens in Baghdad.[53]
  • November 2: A series of bombings killed 34 Shiites in Baghdad.[54]
  • November 7: A suicide bomber killed a police general and wounded 9 policemen in Baiji.[55]
  • November 8: A series of car bombings killed 40 people and wounded dozens across Iraq.[56]
  • November 16: A series of bombings in Baghdad killed 5 people and wounded 20 others.[57]
  • November 19: A suicide attack in Erbil killed 6 people and wounded more than 20 others.[58]
  • November 23: A car bomb killed 7 people and wounded 16 others in a town south of Baghdad.[59]

December[edit]

  • December 4: A series of bombs killed 35 people in Baghdad and Kirkuk.[60]
  • December 7: A car bomb killed 7 police officers in northern Baghdad.[61]
  • December 24: A suicide bomber killed 26 people and wounded 56 others south of Baghdad.[62]

See also[edit]

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