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Iraq: Car Bomb Attack (VI) Against Base of Iraqi National Guard - October 2007




“[…] Footage of a suicide bombing targeted a base of Iraqi National Guard members in Diyala, Sa’ad bin Abi Waqas district, is contained with a 3:57 minute video issued to jihadist forums today, Monday, October 8, 2007, by al-Furqan Foundation of the Islamic State of Iraq.


“The undated attack shows the suicide truck bombing from three angles, and is indicated to have struck a house which the National Guard converted into a base. Following the massive explosion, the camera captures the rescue effort by enemy forces.


“The video is within the group’s series, ‘Hell of the Romans and Apostates in the Land of Two Rivers (Mesopotamia/Iraq)’. […]”


News article by the SITE Institute from October 8th, 2007

Truck bomb explosion


The Video



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Truck bomb approaches its target

Guard Post - before the attack

After the attack

Video Credits


1) The video was distributed over the Internet by the insurgent group “al-Furqan Foundation of the Islamic State of Iraq” on October 8th, 2007. According to the group, the “martyrdom attack” targeted a “base hosting national guards in Diyala (Sa’ad Ibn Abi Waqas district)”.


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