22 February 2006 al-Askari Mosque bombing

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This article is about the bombing that took place in 2006. For the later bombing see 2007 al-Askari Mosque bombing

Al-Askari mosque 2006 bombing
Al Askari Mosque.jpg
LocationSamarra, Iraq
DateFebruary 22, 2006
TargetAl-Askari Mosque
Attack type
Bombing (demolition)
Non-fatal injuries

The 2006 al-Askari Mosque bombing occurred at the al-Askari Mosque in the Iraqi city of Samarra, on February 22, 2006, at about 6:55 a.m. local time.