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June 18, 2004: Terrorists target military recruits in Iraq

On June 18, 2004 an apparent suicide car bomber targeted an Iraqi army recruitment centre in Baghdad, killing 35 people and wounding another 145

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June 10, 2014: ISIS massacres Shia Muslims from Iraqi prison

On June 10, 2014 up to 670 prisoners from Badush prison in the Iraqi city of Mosul were killed by ISIS

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June 9, 2016: Suicide bombers attack Kiwi soldiers in Iraq

On June 9, 2016 ISIS claimed an attack near a military camp in northern Baghdad where 106 New Zealand soldiers were stationed

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June 1, 2004: Kurdish political party targeted in Iraq bombing

On June 1, 2004 a car bomb tore through the Baghdad offices of the Kurdish political party PUK, killing 26 and wounding several others.

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May 30, 2017: Ice cream parlour bombings in Iraq

On May 30, 2017 two Islamic State (ISIS) car bomb attacks in Baghdad killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens.

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May 26, 2004: Islamist terrorists shoot Russian workers in Iraq

On May 26, 2004 Islamist terrorists in Baghdad opened fire on a bus carrying employees of the Russian firm Interenergoservice, killing two and wounding five

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May 15, 2013: Multiple bombings kill almost 500 people in Iraq

From May 15 to 20, 2013 a series of deadly bombings and shootings struck the central and northern parts of Iraq killing at least 449 people and injuring 732 others

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May 13, 2016: ISIS massacres sports fans in Iraq

On May 13, 2016 ISIS terrorists attacked a cafe in Iraq frequented by supporters of the Spanish football club Real Madrid, killing at least 12 people.

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May 11, 2016: ISIS buries 45 people alive in Iraq

On May 11, 2016 ISIS buried 45 of its own terrorists alive because they fled the battlefield during a battle with the Syrian army

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April 13, 2016: Terrorist bomb fruit and vegetable market in Iraq

On this day in 2016, a bomb exploded near the Rasheed fruits and vegetables market in southern Baghdad killing one person and injuring five others. The attack was not claimed by any group in particular and the perpetrators remain unknown.