Al-Faqma ice cream parlor bombing

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Al-Faqma ice cream parlor bombing
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor is located in Baghdad
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor
Al-Faqma ice cream parlor (Baghdad)
LocationBaghdad, Iraq
Date30 May 2017 (2017-05-30)

On 30 May 2017, an ice cream parlor in Karrada district of Baghdad, Iraq was attacked by an ISIS suicide bomber, killing at least 26 people.[1][2]


The bombing took place shortly after midnight, when the car bomb that was parked near the ice cream shop detonated. Islamic state have said the blast targeted Shia followers.[3]

The bombing occurred during Ramadan and was timed to target families going out for ice cream after iftar.


  1. ^ "Iraq conflict: Baghdad ice cream parlour hit by suicide attack". BBC. 30 May 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Three suicide blasts send Iraq death toll to 42". Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  3. ^ "31 killed in twin Baghdad car bomb attacks (VIDEOS)". RT International. Retrieved 31 May 2017.