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2009 Baghdad bombings

Index 2009 Baghdad bombings

The 6 April 2009 Baghdad bombings were six car bombings across the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, though it was not known if the attacks were a result of coordination and planning or merely coincidental. [1]

6 relations: Baghdad, Car bomb, List of bombings during the Iraq War, Sadr City, Shia Islam, 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Baghdad

Baghdad (بغداد) is the capital of Iraq.

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Car bomb

A car bomb, lorry bomb, or truck bomb, also known as a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED), is an improvised explosive device placed inside a car or other vehicle and detonated.

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List of bombings during the Iraq War

Since 2003 bombings in Iraq have killed thousands of people, mostly Iraqi civilians, and are considered to constitute a new phenomenon in the history of warfare.

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Sadr City

Sadr City (مدينة الصدر), formerly known as Al-Thawra (الثورة) and Saddam City, is a suburb district of the city of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Shia Islam

Shia (شيعة Shīʿah, from Shīʻatu ʻAlī, "followers of Ali") is a branch of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad designated Ali ibn Abi Talib as his successor (Imam), most notably at the event of Ghadir Khumm.

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2003 invasion of Iraq

The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the first stage of the Iraq War (also called Operation Iraqi Freedom).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Baghdad_bombings

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