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A look at major attacks in Iraq this year

A look at major attacks in Iraq this year

A look at major attacks in Iraq in 2010:
_ Nov. 2 _ Bombings and mortar strikes across Baghdad's mostly Shiite neighborhoods kill 76.
_ Oct. 31 _ Militant siege of Baghdad church service kills 58.
_ Oct. 29 _ suicide bombing at popular Baghdad cafe kills 26.
_ Sept. 19 _ Two car bombs in Baghdad kill 31.
_ Sept. 5 _ Attack on Iraqi military facility in Baghdad kills 12. Al-Qaida front group claims responsibility.
_ Aug. 25 _ Nearly two dozen attacks spanning the country _ most targeting security forces _ kill at least 56 Iraqis. The attacks take place a day after the number of U.S. troops fell below 50,000 for the first time since the start of the war.
_ Aug. 17 _ A suicide bomber blows himself up among hundreds of army recruits near a military headquarters in central Baghdad, killing 61.
_ July 18 _ A suicide bomber strikes anti-al-Qaida Sunni fighters waiting for paychecks, killing 45 in Radwaniya southwest of Baghdad.
_ May 10 _ A series of blasts and shootings across Iraq kills at least 119 in Iraq's deadliest day so far this year.
_ April 23 _ A series of blasts mainly targeting Shiite worshippers kills at least 72 in Baghdad and Ramadi, west of the capital.
_ April 6 _ Bombs rip through apartment buildings and a market in Baghdad, killing at least 50.
_ April 4 _ Suicide attackers detonate car bombs near embassies in Baghdad, killing 42.
_ April 2 _ Gunmen kill 24 villagers execution-style in a Sunni area south of Baghdad.
_ March 26 _ Twin bombings strike a restaurant in Khalis, north of Baghdad, killing 57.
_ March 7 _ Series of bombings and rocket and mortar attacks kill 36 in Baghdad on day of national elections.
_ March 3 _ Suicide bombers strike in quick succession in Baqouba, northeast of Baghdad, killing 32.
_ Feb. 18 _ Suicide car bomb explodes outside the main government compound in Ramadi, killing 13.
_ Feb. 5 _ Coordinated blasts targeting Shiite pilgrims in the holy city of Karbala kill 40.
_ Feb. 1 _ Female suicide bomber strikes Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing 54.
_ Jan. 26 _ Suicide car bomber strikes a police crime lab in Baghdad, killing 22.
_ Jan. 25 _ Suicide attacks hit several Baghdad hotels in well-planned assaults that kill 37.


Updated : 2021-07-31 20:42 GMT+08:00