TITLE

WAVE OF BOMBINGS FOLLOWS AL-QAEDA CALL FOR ATTACKS ON IRAQ'S SHIITE MAJORITY

AUTHOR(S)
McGregor, Andrew
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Terrorism Monitor;2/22/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that incidents of roadside explosion, and car bombings on February 17, 2013 in Shiite in Baghdad, Iraq wounded 119 and killed 26 people after an al-Qaeda front appealed to Iraqi Sunnis to attack the Shiite. It says that bombing happened one day after Iraqi Brigadier General Awuni Ali and his aides were assassinated by a suicide bomber. It also states that Sunnis participated in demonstrations telling Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to resign.
ACCESSION #
86961582

 

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