At least 157 people were killed in
- In the most deadly attack, a parked car-bomb exploded in the Shadriya market in a predominantly Shia neighborhood. That blast killed at least 112 people and seriously injured 115 more.
- About an hour before the Shadriya blast, a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle at a police checkpoint at an entrance point to
Sadr City, the largest Shia neighborhood in . That explosion killed 30 and wounded 45 more. At least eight vehicles (and presumably their human occupants) were incinerated as they sat in the gridlock waiting to clear the checkpoint. Baghdad
- A car parked near the Abdul Majid hospital in the central
neighborhood of Karradah. Eleven were killed and thirteen were wounded in that blast that also damaged the health care facility and nearby infrastructure. Baghdad
- A minibus blew up in the northwestern Risafi area killed four and wounded six.