The Director of the Iraqi Civil Defense said that 28 people were killed and more than 70 wounded in a double suicide bombing in Tayaran Square (in the center of the capital, Baghdad) this morning.

Today’s incident recalled the bloody bombings that Iraq witnessed over the past decade, the most prominent of which are:

November 26


3 near-simultaneous explosions rocked different neighborhoods of Baghdad, killing at least 6 people.

November 16, 2019,

a car bomb exploded in the area between the Tahrir and Tayaran squares (central Baghdad).

As a result, at least 4 people were killed.

September 7, 2019,

there were a series of explosions with IEDs in several areas in Baghdad.

Resulted in a number of injuries.

June 21, 2019,

by a suicide bomber targeting the Imam Al-Mahdi Mosque (eastern Baghdad);

Killing at least 10 people.

January 15, 2018,

a double suicide bombing targeted Tayaran Square;

As a result, 31 people were killed.

January 2, 2017,

a series of bombings rocked several areas in Baghdad.

It killed 56 people.

July 3, 2016:

Suicide bombing kills 250, the deadliest attack since 2003 after the US invasion of Iraq.

A truck loaded with explosives was detonated in the Karrada commercial district in Baghdad, during the month of Ramadan, at which time ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.

December 2013, at

least 35 people are killed in twin bomb attacks on churches in Baghdad as Christians celebrate Christmas.

December 22, 2011,

a series of coordinated explosions rocked Baghdad.

As a result, 71 people were killed and about 200 wounded in more than 10 explosions.

August 28, 2011 An

attacker blew himself up in the main square of the Umm al-Qura Mosque in Baghdad.

At least 32 people were killed in the attack and 39 others were wounded.

August 15, 2011

A roadside bomb exploded, followed by a car bomb explosion targeting the police, killing at least 37 people in Kut (150 kilometers southeast of Baghdad).

January 27, 2011

More than 35 people were killed and dozens of others injured in a car bomb explosion during a funeral in a suburb of Baghdad.

January 20, 2011

About 45 people were killed in two separate car bombs near the city of Karbala (south of Baghdad) ahead of the culmination of one of the main Shiite religious celebrations.

On January 18, 2011

, a suicide bomber attacked Iraqi police recruits in Tikrit (in Salah al-Din governorate, north of Baghdad), killing 50 people and wounding more than 100 others.