Applied Knowledge

Chain of Car Bombs Attack in Iraq, 18 Killed, 80 Wounded

June 17th, 2013 · 3:21 pm @   - 
Date of Occurrence: November 14, 2012 Updated 2151 GMT (0551 HKT) Location: Baghdad, Iraq Event: Car Bombings Fatalities: 18 (as of Nov. 14, 2012) Injuries/Displaced: 80 (as of Nov. 14, 2012)

Summary:

A chain of car bombS exploded across Iraq on Wednesday, a day before the beginning of the Islamic New Year. Overall, 18 people died and at least 80 were wounded. The explosions occurred in:

  • Hafriya where three were killed, 18 wounded;
  • Central Baghdad where one was killed and dozens wounded;
  • Kirkuk, which was the deadliest attack. where five were killed and 31 wounded;
  • Hilla where five died and 12 injured; and
  • Diyala Province –  which targeted the convoy of Governor Omer Aziz al-Hamri. The governor was unharmed but 11 were wounded.

Sources:

Irish Times        http://stne.co/U1iuxD  

Xinhua                http://stne.co/REF1OS

CNN                    http://stne.co/U1iAp1