15 May 2007 Abu Sayda bombing


15 May 2007 Abu Sayda bombing

Infobox terrorist attack
title=Abu Sayda chlorine bombing


caption=
location=Abu Sayda, Diyala, Iraq
target=Village market
date=May 15, 2007
time-begin=
time-end=
timezone=UTC+3
type=Iraqi chlorine bombing
fatalities=32-45
injuries=Some 60
perps=
Status=

The Abu Sayda bombing was a chlorine bombing attack that occurred on May 15, 2007, in an open-air market in the Iraqi Diyala Governorate village of Abu Sayda. [cite news |title='Chlorine bomb' hits Iraq village |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/6660585.stm |publisher=BBC News |date=2007-05-16 |accessdate=2008-01-23 ] The attack killed up to 45 people and wounded 60 more in the Shia village, [cite news |title=Chlorine bomb blamed for up to 45 deaths in Iraqi Shia town |url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,,2081413,00.html |publisher=The Guardian |date=2007-05-17 |accessdate=2008-01-23 ] the highest death toll of all chlorine bombings in Iraq.

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