2008 Balad Ruz bombing

The 15 September 2008 Balad Ruz bombing occurred on 15 September 2008 in Balad Ruz, Diyala when a suicide bomber walked into and detonated herself at an Iftar banquet being held in the home of a policeman in celebration of his release from American detention at Camp Bucca. The attack killed 22 and injured 32. Some of the wounded were taken to a joint US-Iraqi base nearby for treatment. 12 were killed in two car bombings in central Baghdad.

15 September 2008 Balad Ruz bombing
LocationBalad Ruz, Iraq
Date15 September 2008 (UTC+3)
TargetGuests at a Party
Attack type
suicide bombing
Non-fatal injuries

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External links

  • [1] Suicide bombing kills 22 in Iraq

Coordinates: 33°42′00″N 45°05′00″E / 33.7°N 45.083333°E

Diyala Governorate

Diyala Governorate (Arabic: محافظة ديالى‎ Muḥāfaẓah Diyālā) or Diyala Province is a governorate in eastern Iraq.

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