2007 Abu Sayda bombing
|Abu Sayda chlorine bombing|
|Location||Abu Sayda, Diyala, Iraq|
|Date||15 May 2007 (UTC+3)|
|Iraqi chlorine bombing|
The Abu Sayda bombing was a chlorine car bombing attack that occurred on 15 May 2007, in an open-air market in the Iraqi Diyala Governorate village of Abu Sayda. The attack killed up to 45 people and wounded 60 more in the Shia village, the highest death toll of all chlorine bombings in Iraq. Iraqi and American military sources initially denied the use of chlorine.
- "'Chlorine bomb' hits Iraq village". BBC News. 16 May 2007. Retrieved 23 January 2008.
- Black, Ian (17 May 2007). "Chlorine bomb blamed for up to 45 deaths in Iraqi Shia town". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 23 January 2008.