February 2016 Baghdad bombings

2016 Baghhad bombings
Part of Iraqi Civil War (2014–present)
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 28 February 2016
Attack type
Suicide motorcycle bombings
Deaths 70
Non-fatal injuries
Motive Islamic 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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