Al-Hajaj

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Coordinates: 34°49′55″N 43°30′39″E / 34.831841°N 43.510838°E / 34.831841; 43.510838Al-Hajaj is a town in Baiji District, Salah ad Din Governorate, Iraq.The town, with an estimated population in 2002 of about 65,000 is the one of the important cities of Salah ad Din Governorate. Most of the people who lives in the town are governmental employees and farmers. It is the home of Salah ad Din governor Ahmed Abdullah al-Jabouri.[1]

Attacks[edit]

On January 21, 2008 a suicide bomber killed 18 and wounded 22 in a funeral tent.[2]

On March 9, 2017 at least 21 people are killed after two suicide bombers attack a wedding.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salah il-Din Governor survives sixth assassination attempt, IraqiNews.com, 26 June 2013
  2. ^ "Suicide bomber kills 18 north of Baghdad". 2008-01-21. Archived from the original on 2008-01-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/03/suicide-bomb-blasts-hit-wedding-iraq-tikrit-170308201836685.html