17 June 2008 Baghdad bombing

17 June 2008 Baghdad bombing

17 June 2008 Baghdad bombing
Location Baghdad, Iraq
Date 17 June 2008 (UTC+3)
Target Bus stop
Attack type
Suicide car bomb
Deaths 51[1]
Non-fatal injuries
75[1]
Perpetrators Unknown

The 17 June 2008 Baghdad bombing was a suicide car bomb attack on a bus stop in northern Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq, on 17 June 2008, killing 51 people and wounding 75.

The attack happened in the Shia neighbourhood of Hurriya. The explosion struck during the early evening rush hour, when the bus stop was crowded with waiting passengers.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Baghdad bus stop bomb 'kills 51'", BBC News (17 June 2008).