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2009 Kirkuk bombing

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Location  Kirkuk, Iraq
Start date  June 30, 2009
People also search for  2008 Dujail bombing
Non-fatal injuries  136
Total number of deaths  40
Attack types  Suicide attack, Car bomb
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The 2009 Kirkuk bombing was a suicide car bomb attack that occurred on June 30, 2009, in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk. The bombing killed 40 people and injured up to 100.

The bomb, which exploded in a crowded district came as U.S. troops were leaving major urban cities in Iraq.

A brigade from the Kurdish Peshmerga captured 250 kg of TNT shortly after the attack. The vehicle was transporting the explosives from Kirkuk to Sulaymaniyah

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  • Iraqi President Jalal Talabani condemned the attack.
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    2009 Kirkuk bombing Wikipedia


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