The 12 September 2008 Dujail bombing occurred around 1800 local time (1500 UTC), on 12 September 2008 in Dujail
, Salah ad Din Governorate, when a suicide bomber drove and detonated an explosive laden car into a police station killing 31 and injuring 60. A nearby medical clinic was also damaged.
The attack occurred at around 6:20 pm local time.
The attack was blamed on Al-Qaeda
by US military, was the biggest attack in Iraq in months and came at a time when the violence had fallen to a 4-year low.