9 September 2016 Baghdad bombings
The 9 September 2016 Baghdad bombings occurred just before midnight on Friday, 9 September 2016. Twin suicide bombings occurred at the al-Nakheel Mall in Palestine Street, in eastern Baghdad. A car rigged with explosives detonated at the car park of the mall and an assailant blew up his car in a busy street outside shortly afterwards. At least 40 people were killed and 60 wounded. The bombings were later claimed by Islamic State. The Amaq News Agency, which supports Islamic State, said that the bombers targeted "a gathering of Shi'ites".
|9 September 2016 Baghdad bombings|
|Part of Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017)|
|Location||al-Nakheel Mall, Rasafa, Baghdad, Iraq|
|Date||9 September 2016 (UTC+03)|
|Car bombing, suicide bombing|
|Deaths||at least 40|
|Injured||at least 60|
|Perpetrator||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
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