January 2011 Baghdad shootings

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January 2011 Baghdad shootings
Location Baghdad
Date 2 January 2011
Target Iraqi security forces
Attack type
Shooting, mass murder
Deaths 5
Perpetrators Unknown

The January 2011 Baghdad shootings occurred when four Iraqi security personnel and an engineer were killed in Baghdad on 2 January 2011 by suspected insurgents.[1] The attackers all used silencers on their weapons, and the attacks occurred within an hour of each, which implied they were deliberately targeting government officials.[1] There were no immediate claims of responsibility.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Insurgents Are Suspected in 5 Killings in Baghdad". The New York Times. 2 January 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>