2008 Baquba bombings

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15 July 2008 Baquba bombings
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LocationBaquba, Iraq
Date15 July 2008 (UTC+3)
Targetal-Saad army camp
Attack type
suicide bombings
Deaths35
Injuries
63

The 15 July 2008 Baquba bombings occurred at around 8am local time on 15 July 2008, in Baquba, Diyala Governorate, targeting army recruits at the al-Saad army camp. According to the Iraqi army, the bombers - one dressed in an Iraqi military uniform, the other in civilian clothing - mingled with the crowds of over 200 young recruits before blowing themselves up, killing 35 and injuring 63.[1]

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  1. ^ "Suicide bombers target Iraqis waiting to enlist in army". Star Tribune. 15 July 2008. Retrieved 15 July 2008.

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