Wednesday, July 6, 2016

This Map Shows Every Car Bomb Explosions In Baghdad Since 2003

A map of every car bomb explosions in Baghdad since 2003.

Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffington Post: A Staggering Reminder That Terror Is An Epidemic In Baghdad

So much for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Twin car bombings left nearly 120 people dead and 200 wounded in Baghdad on Sunday in a busy shopping district of the Iraqi capital.

The self-described Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, claimed responsibility for the attacks, which came as the terror group was driven from the city of Fallujah by U.S.- and Iran-backed forces.

The death toll is significantly higher this time than in other recent terror attacks the group has claimed. Gunmen killed 20 hostages at a cafĂ© in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Friday night. Tuesday’s terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport killed 41 and left 239 injured. The bombings in Brussels in March ended 35 lives and wounded more than 300 people.

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Update: A map of every car bomb explosions in Baghdad since 2003 (The Asian)

WNU Editor: This is staggering. No one has been untouched in Baghdad from terrorism.

Hat tip to Jay for this link.

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