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12 September 2008 Dujail bombing
Location Dujail, Iraq
Date 12 September 2008 (UTC+3)
Target Police station
Attack type
suicide bombings
Deaths 31
Non-fatal injuries
60
Suspected perpetrators
Al-qaeda


The 12 September 2008 Dujail bombing occurred around 1800 local time (1500 GMT), on 12 September 2008 in Dujail, Salah ad Din Governorate, when a suicide bomber drove and detonated an explosive laden car into a police station killing 31 and injuring 60.[1][2] A nearby medical clinic was also damaged.[3] The attack occurred at around 6:20 pm local time.[4] The attack was blamed on Al-qaeda by US military, was biggest attack in Iraq in months and came at a time when the violence had fallen to a 4 year low.[5]

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Coordinates: 33°51′00″N 44°13′59″E / 33.85°N 44.233056°E / 33.85; 44.233056

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