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Kermanshah's Shirin park shelter, located in Kermanshah province, in the west of Iran -- which was attacked by Iraqi forces during Iran-Iraq war

Bombing of Kermanshah's Park Shelter (in Persian: بمباران پناهگاه پارک کرمانشاه) (known as "Bombing of Kermanshah's Shirin Park Shelter" (Persian: بمباران پناهگاه پارک شیرین کرمانشاه))[1][2][3] is a bombing which was performed by the army of Ba'athist Iraq against the shelter of "Shirin park of Kermanshah",[3] on 16 March 1988.[4]

At the mentioned bombing,[5][6] Iraq also bombed the other localities of the city as well as the shelter of Shirin Park by air-to-ground missile; but bombing "Shirin Park Shelter" is considered as the most critical locality. As a result of the mentioned attack(s), 76 persons --mostly women/children-- who were in the shelter, were killed and more than 200 persons were injured.[3]

There is a book by the name of "Panahgah-e Bi-Panah" (Shelterless Shelter) (Persian: پناهگاه بی پناه), written by Mahnaz Fattahi;[7][8][9] which has proceed to the survivors memories of "Kermanshah's Shirin park shelter bombing".[10][11]

See also


  1. Mahnaz Fatahi. Panahgahe-BiPanah (Memoirs of remaining of Kermanshah's Shirin Park Shelter bombing. Sooremehr. 
  2. "Kermanshah Event". Retrieved 20 July 2019. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Anniversary of Kermansha Shirin Park". Retrieved 13 July 2019. 
  4. "The bombing of Kermanshah's Shirin park shelter". Retrieved 13 July 2019. 
  5. "Park Shirin Shelter". Retrieved 25 August 2019. 
  6. "Bitter days of Kermanshah Shirin shelter". Retrieved 25 August 2019. 
  7. "Memories of Kermanshah's Shirin Park shelter bombing". Retrieved 25 August 2019. 
  8. "Shirin Shelter". Retrieved 25 August 2019. 
  9. "Memories of Kermanshah's Shirin park shelter bombardment". Retrieved 25 August 2019. 
  10. "Panahgah-e Bipanah, The bombing of Kermanshah's Shirin Park Shelter (survivors memories)".پناهگاه-بی-پناه. Retrieved 25 August 2019. 
  11. "Shelterless shelter". Retrieved 25 August 2019. 

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