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List of Islamist terrorist attacks 1980-2016


The 1998 United States embassy bombings in Nairobi where 224 people were killed and more than 4000 wounded

The north face ofTwo World Trade Center(south tower) immediately after being struck by United Airlines Flight 175

Osama bin Laden(1957–2011) was the founder of Al-Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for many high profile attacks, including the September 11 attacks.
LebanonApril 18, 1983The 1983 U.S. Embassy bombing, in BeirutLebanon by the Islamic Jihad Organization.[1]63120
LebanonOctober 23, 1983The 1983 Beirut barracks bombing by the Islamic Jihad Organization.[2]30775
KuwaitDecember 12, 1983The 90-minute coordinated 1983 Kuwait bombings of six key foreign and Kuwaiti installations including two embassies, the airport, and the country's main petro-chemical plant, was more notable for the damage it might have caused than what was actually destroyed. What might have been "the worst terrorist episode of the twentieth century in the Middle East," succeeding in killing only 6 people because of the bombs' faulty rigging.[3]60
LebanonSeptember 20, 1984The 1984 United States embassy annex bombing in Beirut,Lebanon.[4]240
IndonesiaJanuary 21, 1985The Buddhist Borobudur temple in Java was damaged by 9 bombs.[5]240
SpainApril 12, 19851985 El Descanso bombing.[6]1882
GreeceJune 14, 1985TWA Flight 847 hijacking.[7]10
TurkeySeptember 6, 1986Neve Shalom Synagogue attack.[8]220
IsraelJuly 7, 1989Tel Aviv Jerusalem bus 405 suicide attack, near Kiryat Yearim.[9]160
EgyptFebruary 4, 1990A bus carrying Israeli tourists in Egypt was attacked by Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine.[10]1117
ChinaFebruary 2, 19921992 Ürümqi bombings323
ArgentinaMarch 17, 1992The 1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires29242
United StatesJanuary 25, 19931993 shootings at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia.23
United StatesFebruary 26, 1993World Trade Center bombing, in New York City.[11]61,042
IndiaMarch 12, 1993Serial blasts in Mumbai2570
TurkeyJuly 2, 1993Sivas Massacre, Arson attack at a gathering in Sivas killing 35 intellectuals from Turkey, most of whom were Alevis.350
IsraelApril 6, 1994Afula Bus suicide bombing855
IsraelApril 13, 1994Hadera bus station suicide bombing530
ArgentinaJuly 18, 1994Buenos Aires Jewish Center AMIA bombing85300
United KingdomJuly 26, 1994The 1994 London Israeli Embassy attack020
IsraelOctober 19, 1994The Dizengoff Street bus bombing was a Hamas suicide attack on a passenger bus driving down Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv.2250
IsraelNovember 11, 1994Netzarim Junction bicycle bombing312
AlgeriaDecember 24, 1994Air France Flight 8969 hijacking in Algiers by 3 members of Armed Islamic Group of Algeria and another terrorist.[12]725
IsraelJanuary 22, 1995The Beit Lid suicide bombing was a suicide attack by Palestinian Islamic Jihad2069
IsraelJanuary 30, 1995A car bomb exploded outside of a police station.[13][14]42286
IsraelJuly 20, 1995A bomb on a motor scooter exploded at a marketplace in Jammu.Harkat-ul-Ansar claimed responsibility for the bombing.[15]17100+
IsraelJuly 24, 1995The Ramat Gan bus bombing, a suicide attack by Hamas.533
FranceJuly 25, 1995The 1995 Paris Métro and RER bombings were a series of attacks by the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria in France, continuing through October 17, 1995.8100+
CroatiaOctober 20, 1995In the 1995 Rijeka bombing a suicide bomber attempted to destroy a police station by driving a car with a bomb into the wall of the building.129
IsraelFebruary 25, 1996The Jaffa Road bus bombings, two attacks on Jerusalem route 18 buses by Hamas.4552
IsraelMarch 4, 1996The Dizengoff Center suicide bombing was a terror attack by Hamason the eve of the Jewish holiday of Purim.13130
EgyptApril 18, 1996Islamist gunmen fire on the Europa hotel in Cairo.[16]1817
Saudi ArabiaJune 25, 1996Khobar Towers bombing[17]20372
ChinaFebruary 25, 1997Three bombs explode on three buses in the Xinjiang capital of Ürümqi974
IsraelMarch 21, 1997The Café Apropo bombing was a Hamas suicide bomber who detonated at a Tel Aviv sidewalk café.346
IsraelJuly 30, 1997The 1997 Mahane Yehuda Market bombings were two consecutive suicide bombings carried out by Hamas militants at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem.16178
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSeptember 18, 1997The 1997 Mostar car bombings.029
EgyptNovember 17, 1997Luxor massacre, 6 armed Islamic terrorists attacked tourists at the Luxor ruins.[18]6226
IndiaFebruary 14, 1998A total of 58 people were killed and over 200 injured in 12 bomb attacks in 11 places, in the city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.58200+
TanzaniaAugust 7, 19981998 United States embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya.[19]2244000+
MalaysiaApril 23, 2000April 23, 2000 – September 19, 2000 2000 Sipadan kidnappings by 6 Islamist militants05
YemenOctober 12, 2000Attack on USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden.1739
IndiaDecember 22, 2000Attack on Red Fort in Delhi30
IndonesiaDecember 24, 2000Christmas Eve 2000 Indonesia bombings of churches in eight cities.[20]180
IsraelMarch 4, 2001The 2001 Netanya bombing was a suicide bombing in Netanya, Israel.360+
BangladeshApril 14, 20012001 Ramna Batamul bombings1017
IsraelMay 18, 2001The 2001 HaSharon Mall suicide bombing in Netanya, Israel.5100+
PhilippinesMay 27, 2001Dos Palmas kidnappings4018
IsraelJune 1, 2001Dolphinarium discotheque suicide bombing21100+
IsraelAugust 9, 2001The Sbarro restaurant suicide bombing was a Hamas terrorist attack on a pizzeria in downtown Jerusalem.15130
IsraelSeptember 9, 2001The Nahariya train station suicide bombing was executed by an Arab-Israeli who was sent by Hamas and detonated himself on the crowded platform394
AfghanistanSeptember 9, 2001The assassination of Ahmad Shah Massoud in Takhar Province, Afghanistan10
United StatesSeptember 11, 2001September 11, 2001 – 4 airliners hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda members in the East Coast of the United States: two planes crashed into and destroyed the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and surrounding buildings in New York City, one went into the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and one crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in a failed attempt to hit Washington, D.C. (either theWhite House or the U.S. Capitol), after a revolt by the plane's passengers.2,996246
IndiaOctober 1, 2001Attack on the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly.380
IsraelNovember 29, 2001The Pardes Hanna bus bombing was a suicide bombing on a bus fromNazareth to Tel Aviv.37
IsraelDecember 2, 2001Haifa bus 16 suicide bombing1540
IndiaDecember 13, 2001Suicide attack on Indian parliament in New Delhi by Pakistan-based Islamist terrorist organizations Jaish-E-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Toiba, aimed at eliminating the top leadership of India and causing anarchy in the country.[21]712



IndiaJanuary 22, 2002Attack on an American cultural centre in Kolkata.520
IsraelJanuary 25, 2002The 2002 Tel Aviv outdoor mall bombing was a terrorist attack which occurred in which a Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up in Tel-Aviv, Israel, injuring at least 24 civilians.1 (perpetrator)24
IsraelJanuary 27, 20022002 Jaffa Street bombing.2100+
PakistanFebruary 1, 2002Daniel Pearl, an American journalist working for The Wall Street Journal, was beheaded in Pakistan.10
IsraelMarch 2, 2002The Yeshivat Beit Yisrael massacre was a suicide bombing which occurred in the Beit Yisrael neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem.1254
IsraelMarch 9, 2002The Café Moment bombing was a Palestinian terrorist attack in a coffee shop in downtown Jerusalem, Israel.1254
IsraelMarch 20, 2002The Umm al-Fahm bus bombing was a suicide bombing which occurred on a bus which was passing through Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel.827
IsraelMarch 21, 2002King George Street bombing.442
IsraelMarch 27, 2002The Passover massacre was a suicide bombing carried out by Hamas at the Park Hotel in Netanya.31140
IsraelMarch 29, 2002Kiryat HaYovel supermarket bombing.328
IndiaMarch 30, 2002Attack on the Raghunath temple1120
IsraelMarch 31, 2002The Matza restaurant suicide bombing occurred, when a Palestinian Hamas suicide bomber detonated his bomb inside the Matza restaurant in Haifa, Israel, near the Grand Canyon shopping mall.1740+
IsraelApril 10, 2002Yagur Junction bombing.919
TunisiaApril 11, 2002Ghriba synagogue bombing A natural gas truck rigged with explosives detonated in front of the ancient El Ghriba synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba.2030+
IsraelApril 12, 20022002 Mahane Yehuda Market bombing.7104
IsraelMay 7, 2002The 2002 Rishon LeZion bombing was a suicide bombing which occurred at a crowded game club located in the new industrial area of Rishon Lezion.1657
PakistanMay 8, 20022002 Karachi bus bombing A man driving a car bomb detonated next to a bus carrying mostly French engineers.1540
IndiaMay 14, 2002Three terrorists attacked a tourist bus near the town of Kaluchak in the Indian state Jammu and Kashmir.3147
IsraelMay 19, 2002Netanya Market bombing.459
IsraelJune 5, 2002Megiddo Junction bus bombing.1443
United StatesJuly 4, 20022002 Los Angeles International Airport shooting.34
IsraelJune 11, 20022002 Herzliya shawarma restaurant bombing.115
PakistanJune 14, 2002The first of several attacks targeting the U.S. consulate in Karachi.1251
IsraelJune 18, 2002Patt Junction Bus bombing.1974
IsraelJune 19, 20022002 French Hill suicide bombing.750
Saudi ArabiaJune 20, 2002A British national was killed when a bomb placed under his car detonated in Al Nakheel.[22]10
IndiaJuly 13, 2002Militants kill 27 Hindu labourers in Qasim Nagar on the outskirts of Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir.2730
IsraelJuly 16, 20022002 Immanuel bus attack.920
IsraelJuly 17, 2002Neve Shaanan Street bombing.540
IsraelJuly 31, 2002Hebrew University bombing.9100
IsraelAugust 4, 2002Meron Junction Bus 361 attack.938
IsraelSeptember 19, 2002Allenby Street bus bombing.670
IndiaSeptember 24, 2002Akshardham Temple attack.3280
PhillippinesOctober 2, 2002The first of three bomb blasts in Zamboanga City kills 4 people, including one United States Green Beretand wounds 25 others, including another United States Green Beret.425
Saudi ArabiaSeptember 29, 2002A German national was killed by a car bomb in central Riyadh.[23][24][25]10
FranceOctober 6, 2002An explosive-laden dinghy rammed the French-flagged tanker Limburg in the Gulf of Aden off of Yemen, killing one crewman and seriously damaging the ship.10
KuwaitOctober 8, 2002Faylaka Island attack Two Kuwaiti jihadists attacked a group of United States Marines, killing one and injuring another. Both attackers were killed.11
IndonesiaOctober 12, 20022002 Bali bombings in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people and injuring 240.[26]202240
PhilippinesOctober 17, 2002The second of three bomb blasts targets a shopping centre in Zamboanga City, killing at least 7 and wounding about 150 people.7150
PhilippinesOctober 21, 2002The third of three bomb blasts targets Fort Pilar, a Catholic shrine in Zamboanga City, killing a Philippine Marine guarding the church and wounding 18 others.118
IsraelOctober 21, 2002Karkur junction suicide bombing.1440+
RussiaOctober 23, 2002The Moscow theater hostage crisis was the seizure of the crowded Dubrovka Theater by Islamists.170700+
IsraelOctober 27, 2002Sonol gas station bombing.318
IsraelNovember 21, 2002Kiryat Menachem bus bombing.1150
IndiaNovember 24, 2002Attack on the Raghunath temple.1445
KenyaNovember 28, 20022002 Mombasa attacks Islamic terrorists launch simultaneous attacks against an Israeli-owned hotel inMombasa and an Israeli charter plane. 13 people (10 Kenyans and 3 Israelis), not including 3 suicide bombers, were killed and 80 injured at the hotel, but the plane was missed by the two missiles fired at it.1380


IsraelJanuary 5, 2003Tel Aviv central bus station massacre23100+
Saudi ArabiaFebruary 20, 2003An Switzerland employee of BAE Systems was shot to death in his car in Riyadh.[27][28][29]10
PakistanFebruary 28, 2003A gunman opens fire on the U.S. consulate in Karachi.26
IsraelMarch 5, 2003Haifa bus 37 suicide bombing.1753
IsraelApril 30, 2003Mike's Place suicide bombing.350+
Saudi ArabiaMay 1, 2003A man dressed in a Royal Saudi Navy uniform penetrated an American base, killing one American, before escaping unscathed.[30]10
Saudi ArabiaMay 12, 2003Several heavily-armed gunmen open fire and detonate vehicle bombs outside three housing compounds in Riyadh occupied by Westerners.39160+
RussiaMay 12, 2003The 2003 Znamenskoye suicide bombing.59200
MoroccoMay 16, 2003series of suicide bombings in Casablanca.45100+
IsraelMay 18, 20032003 French Hill suicide bombings.720
IsraelMay 19, 2003Afula mall bombing.370
IsraelJune 11, 2003Davidka Square bus bombing.17100 (approx.)
IndonesiaAugust 5, 20032003 Marriott Hotel bombing in Mega KuninganSouth JakartaIndonesia; suicide bomber detonated a car bomb outside the JW Marriott Jakarta lobby.12150
IsraelAugust 19, 2003Shmuel HaNavi bus bombing.24130+
IndiaAugust 25, 2003Twin car bombings.54244
IsraelSeptember 9, 2003Tzrifin bus stop attack.915
IsraelSeptember 9, 2003Café Hillel bombing.750+
IsraelOctober 4, 2003The Maxim restaurant suicide bombing was a suicide bombing in the beachfront "Maxim" restaurant in Haifa, Israel. Among the victims were two families and four children, including a two-month-old baby.2151
Saudi ArabiaNovember 8, 2003suicide truck bomb detonated outside a housing compound in Laban Valley, west of Riyadh.17122
TurkeyNovember 15–20, 20032003 Istanbul bombings.57700


IndonesiaJanuary 10, 20042004 Palopo cafe bombing.43
IsraelJanuary 14, 20042004 Erez Crossing bombing.410
IsraelJanuary 29, 2004Gaza Street bus bombing.1150+
RussiaFebruary 6, 2004February 2004 Moscow Metro bombing.41102+
IsraelFebruary 22, 2004Liberty Bell Park bus bombing.860
PhilippinesFebruary 27, 2004The sinking of SuperFerry 14 by Abu Sayyaf terrorists.1160
TurkeyMarch 9, 2004March 9, 2004 attack on Istanbul restaurant, caused by two Islamic militants who opened fire and detonatedpipe bombs. One attacker was killed and the other was seriously injured.15
SpainMarch 11, 2004Madrid train bombings.[31][32]1922050
Saudi ArabiaApril 21, 2004car bomb explodes outside a building originally used by the Saudi police.[33]5148
Saudi ArabiaMay 29–30, 2004The 2004 Khobar massacre was a shooting and bombing campaign led by four Al Qaeda-linked militants against two oil industry installations and a residential compound in Al-KhobarSaudi Arabia.2225
Saudi ArabiaJune 6, 2004BBC journalist Simon Cumbers and correspondent Frank Gardner were attacked by Al Qaeda sympathizers while filming an Al Qaeda safehouse in Al-SuwaidiRiyadh. Cumbers was killed, while Gardner was seriously injured.11
Saudi ArabiaJune 8, 2004An American employee of Vinnell Corp. was killed in Riyadh.[34][35][36][37]10
Saudi ArabiaJune 18, 2004American Paul Marshall Johnson was beheaded in Riyadh after being kidnapped at a fake police checkpoint on June 13, 2004.10
IraqJuly 28, 20042004 Baqubah bombing.6824+
IraqAugust 1, 20042004 Iraq churches attacks.1271+
Saudi ArabiaAugust 3, 2004An Irish national was shot and killed in Riyadh.[38]10
BangladeshAugust 21, 2004The 2004 Dhaka grenade attack was carried out by members of Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami against an anti-terrorism rally.24300+
RussiaAugust 31, 2004August 2004 Moscow Metro bombing.1050
RussiaSeptember 1–3, 2004Beslan school hostage crisis [39][40]385783
IndonesiaSeptember 9, 20042004 Australian Embassy bombing in JakartaIndonesia. A suicide bomber exploded a one-ton car bomb, which was packed into a small Daihatsu delivery van, outside the Australian embassy at Kuningan District,South Jakarta.9150+
Saudi ArabiaSeptember 15, 2004A British national working for the Marconi Company was shot to death in his car in Riyadh.[41]10
EgyptOctober 7, 2004The 2004 Sinai bombings were three bomb attacks that targeted tourist hotels in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.34171
NetherlandsNovember 2, 2004The murder of Theo van Gogh by Amsterdam-born jihadist Mohammed Bouyeri.[42]10
IndonesiaNovember 13, 20042004 Poso bus bombing. An IED targeting a bus traveling to the majority Christian village of Silancak.63
Saudi ArabiaDecember 6, 2004Five militants attacked the American consulate in Jeddah. Three attackers were killed by Saudi security forces, and the other two attackers were wounded and arrested.[43]910


IsraelJanuary 13, 2005Karni border crossing attack.64
LebanonFebruary 14, 2005Assassination of Rafic Hariri The former Prime Minister of LebanonRafic Hariri, was among 22 people killed when 1,000 kg of TNT exploded near his motorcade in Beirut.220
IsraelFebruary 25, 2005Stage Club bombing.550+
IndonesiaMay 28, 20052005 Tentena market bombings.2290
IndiaJuly 5, 2005Attack on the Hindu Ram temple in Ayodhya, India.60
United KingdomJuly 7, 2005Multiple bombings in London.53700+
IsraelJuly 12, 200512 July 2005 HaSharon Mall suicide bombing.590+
EgyptJuly 23, 2005Bomb attacks by the Abdullah Azzam Brigades hit Sharm el-Sheikh, an Egyptian resort city.64150
BangladeshAugust 17, 2005The 2005 Bangladesh bombings are carried out by Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh.250
IndonesiaOctober 1, 20052005 Bali bombings in Jimbaran , Kuta & BaliIndonesia.20100+
IsraelOctober 26, 2005Hadera Market bombing.755
IndiaOctober 29, 20052005 Tentena market bombings. Over 60 killed and over 180 injured in a series of three attacks in crowded markets and a bus.[44]60180+
IndonesiaOctober 30, 2005Muslim militants on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi behead three Christian girls.30
JordanNovember 9, 20052005 Amman bombings. A series of coordinated suicide attacks on hotels in Amman, Jordan.[45][46] Four attackers including a husband and wife team were involved.[47]60115+
IsraelDecember 5, 20055 December 2005 HaSharon Mall suicide bombing.540+
IndonesiaDecember 31, 2005nail bomb explodes in a butcher's shop frequented by Christians in PaluIndonesia.853


PakistanMarch 2, 2006A suicide car bomb exploded outside the Marriott Hotel, about 20 yards away from the U.S. consulate inKarachi.430
IndiaMarch 7, 2006A series of bombings occurred across the Hindu holy city of Varanasi.28101
IsraelMay 30, 2006Kedumim bombing.40
IsraelApril 17, 20062006 Tel Aviv shawarma restaurant bombing.1170
EgyptApril 24, 20062006 Dahab bombings.2380 (approx.)
IndiaApril 30, 20062006 Doda massacre: Thirty-five Hindus killed by Islamist terrorists in the Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir.350
IndiaJuly 11, 20062006 Mumbai train bombings: Seven bomb blasts over a period of 11 minutes on the Suburban Railway in Mumbai.[48]209700+
YemenSeptember 15, 2006The September 15 2006 Yemen attacks were two attempted bombings of oil facilities in Yemen. 5 People dead, 4 of them being the attackers.50


IsraelJanuary 29, 2007Eilat bakery bombing30
TurkeyApril 18, 2007Three members of a publishing house are murdered by five assailants in the Zirve Publishing House massacre.30
IndiaMay 13, 2007Jaipur bombings80216
United KingdomJune 30, 20072007 Glasgow International Airport attack15
PhilippinesJuly 10-11, 20072007 Basilan beheading incident349
IraqAugust 14, 20072007 Qahtaniya bombings~500~1500


IsraelFebruary 4, 20082008 Dimona suicide bombing19
IndiaJuly 26, 20082008 Ahmedabad bombings56[49][50]Over 200[49][50]
IndiaSeptember 13, 2008Bombing series in Delhi. Pakistani extremist groups plant bombs at several places including India Gate, out of which the ones at Karol Bagh, Connaught Place and Greater Kailash explode leaving around 30 people dead and 130 injured, followed by another attack two weeks later at the congested Mehrauli area, leaving 3 people dead.30130
PakistanSeptember 20, 2008Islamabad Marriott Hotel bombing: A dump truck filled with explosives detonated outside the Marriott Hotel inIslamabad, killing at least 54, including 2 American servicemen.54+0
IndiaSeptember 27, 200827 September 2008 Delhi blast: An explosion in Mehrauli's Electronic market called Sarai, killed 3 and injured 23 others.323
IraqOctober 2008-January 20092008 attacks on Christians in Mosul40+?
IndiaNovember 26, 2008Muslim extremists kill at least 166 people and wound numerous others in a series of coordinated attacks on India's financial capital, Mumbai. The government of India blamed Pakistan based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba and stated that the terrorists killed/caught were citizens of Pakistan, a claim which the Pakistani government first refused but then accepted when given proof. Ajmal Kasab, one of the terrorists, was caught alive.[51][52]166+?


United StatesJune 1, 20092009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting: Addulhakim Muhajid Muhammad11
SomaliaJune 18, 20092009 Beledweyne bombing by Al-Shabaab. 35 dead.35?
IndonesiaJuly 17, 20092009 Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels bombing in Mega KuninganSouth JakartaIndonesia; suicide bombers hit theMarriott and 5 minutes later the Ritz-Carlton. 9 killed and 53 injured953
United StatesNovember 5, 2009Fort Hood shooting, at Fort Hood near Killeen, Texas. 13 dead, 33 injured.1333



EgyptJanuary 7, 2010The Nag Hammadi massacre was a massacre of Coptic Christians carried out in the Egyptian city of Nag Hammadi1111
PakistanFebruary 3, 2010February 2010 Lower Dir bombing870
IraqMarch 3, 2010The 2010 Baqubah bombings were a series of three bombings that killed at least 33 people and injured 55 others.3355
RussiaMarch 29, 2010Moscow Metro bombings. Caucasus Emirate claimed responsibility[53]40102
IraqMay 10, 2010The 10 May 2010 Iraq attacks were a series of bomb and shooting attacks that occurred in Iraq.100+350+
PakistanMay 28, 2010Attacks on Ahmadi Mosques Lahore, Pakistan. Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed attacks on two mosques belonging to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community86[54]Many[54]
PakistanJuly 1, 2010July 2010 Lahore bombings, anti Sufi attack, part of “a growing trend among militants to target members of other sects". [55]42+175+
UgandaJuly 11, 2010July 2010 Kampala attacks were suicide bombings carried out against crowds watching a screening of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final match.7470
IranJuly 15, 20102010 Zahedan bombings were two suicide bombings, that targeted Shia worshippers in Iran, including members of the Revolutionary Guards.27+270+
IraqAugust 17, 201017 August 2010 Baghdad bombings.69+169
IraqAugust 25, 201025 August 2010 Iraq bombings53+270+
PakistanOctober 6, 2010Double suicide bombing at Abdullah Shah Ghazi Shrine. Part of a militant anti Sufi campaign[56]9+[56]55[56]
IraqOctober 31, 20102010 Baghdad church massacre51+78
PakistanNovember 5, 20102010 Darra Adam Khel mosque bombing66+80
IndiaDecember 7, 20102010 Varanasi bombing237
SwedenDecember 11, 20102010 Stockholm bombing1 (Bomber)2
PakistanDecember 25, 2010A female suicide bomber blows herself up in the middle of a crowd at a United Nations food center in the Bajaur region.[57]10






  • Afghanistan January 5, 2015 – A car packed with explosives drove up to the headquarters of EUPOL Afghanistan, a European police-training organization, in Kabul and detonated. Taliban claimed responsibility. 1 killed 16 wounded.[94]
  • Iraq January 6, 2015 – Two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the town of Al-Jubba while Iraqi soldiers were resting, killing 10 soldiers plus the two attackers. Clashes following the bombings left 13 security personnel dead and 21 wounded.[95]
  • France January 7–9, 2015 – A series of five attacks in and around Paris kill 17 people, plus three attackers, and leave 22 other people injured.
  • Nigeria January 8, 2015 – 2015 Baga massacreBoko Haram attacks town of Baga in northern Nigeria killing at least 200 people. Another 2000 are unaccounted for.[96]
  • France January 9, 2015 – The Porte de Vincennes hostage crisis kills 4 and injures 9 people.
  • Lebanon January 10, 2015 – In the 2015 Jabal Mohsen suicide attacks 9 people died and 30+ were wounded.
  • Egypt January 29, 2015 – January 2015 Sinai attacks. 44 killed, several wounded.
  • Pakistan January 30, 2015 – Suicide bomber killed at least 55, injuring at least 59 in a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan.[97]
  • Pakistan February 13, 2015 – Heavily armed militants killed at least 19 people and wounded more than 40 after they stormed into a Shiite mosque during Friday Prayer in a suburb of Peshawar.[98]
  • Denmark February 14–15, 2015 – 2015 Copenhagen shootings. A gunman opened fire at the Krudttoenden café and later at the Great Synagogue inCopenhagen, killing two civilians and injuring five others.[99]
  • Nigeria March 7, 2015 – Five suicide bomb blasts leave 58 dead and 143 wounded in the 2015 Maiduguri suicide bombing.
  • Pakistan March 15, 2015 – Suicide bombers kill at least 15 people in attacks on two churches in Lahore.[100]
  • Tunisia March 18, 2015 – Bardo National Museum attack. Militants linked to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack the Bardo National Museum with guns, killing 21 people and injuring around 50.[101]
  • Yemen March 20, 2015 – 2015 Sana'a mosque bombings. 135 killed in bombings on several mosques by ISIL.[102]
  • Libya March 25, 2015 – ISIL affiliates, The Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries in Libya carried out suicide bombings in the city of Benghazi. Twelve were killed and 25 wounded. Five additional dead during attacks with a local militia.[103]
  • Somalia March 27, 2015 – Makka al-Mukarama hotel attack. 20+ dead 28 wounded.
  • Kenya April 2, 2015 – 148 people—most of them Christian students—killed in Al-Shabaab's Garissa University College attack before Easter weekend Holidays.[104][105]
  • Saudi Arabia April 8, 2015 – In the city of Riyadh two policemen are shot dead. ISIL is blamed to be behind the attack.[106][107]
  • Somalia April 14, 2015 – Militants of Al-Shabaab attack a government building in Mogadishu in the 2015 Ministry of Higher Education attack. 17 dead 15 wounded.
  • Iraq April 17, 2015 – A series of bombings by the ISIL occurred through Baghdad. 40+ killed 59+ injured.[108]
  • Iraq April 17, 2015 – A car bomb exploded at the entrance of the US consulate in Erbil, Iraq. ISIL took credit for the attack. 3 killed 5 wounded.[109]
  • Afghanistan April 18, 2015 – A suicide bomb detonated in front of a bank in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. ISIL claims responsibility. 33 killed 100+ injured.[110]
  • France April 19, 2015 – A 32-year Frenchwoman is murdered by a gunman whose plot to attack a church is foiled shortly after.[111]
  • Somalia April 20, 2015 – A minivan of UN workers was bombed by Al-Shabaab in the Puntland region of Somalia. 9 dead 4 injured.[112]
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina April 27, 2015 – At the Zvornik police station terrorist attack in the city of ZvornikRepublika Srpska, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, an armed member of a wahhabist movement opened fire on the police. In the shooting, a police officer was killed, two others were injured, and the attacker was killed by police.[113]
  • Iraq May 3, 2015 – Two car bombs were detonated ten minutes apart in Baghdad, Iraq. Nineteen were killed and an unknown number wounded. ISIL claimed responsibility for the attacks.[114]
  • United States May 3, 2015 – Two gunmen attacked the Curtis Culwell Center during a 'Draw Muhammad' cartoon art exhibit in Garland, Texas . 2 dead (perpetrators) 1 injured.[115][116][117][118][119]
  • Afghanistan May 3, 2015 – Taliban militants overran checkpoints in Warduj, killing 17 policemen.[120]
  • Afghanistan May 4, 2015 – A government bus was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, killing one person and injuring 15 others.[121]
  • Iraq May 10, 2015 – Two car bombs were detonated ten minutes apart in Baghdad, Iraq and surrounding towns of Taji and Tarmiyah. ISIL claims responsibility. 14 were killed and wounding 30.[122]
  • Afghanistan May 10, 2015 – A bus carrying Afghan government employees was attacked in Kabul by a suicide bomber, killing 3 people and injuring 10. Taliban claimed responsibility.[123]
  • Pakistan May 13, 2015 – A bus carrying Shia Muslims was attacked by six armed gunman who rode up in motorcycles. Several Islamist groups claim responsibility. 45 dead 13 injured.[124]
  • Afghanistan May 14, 2015 – A hotel that was hosting a cultural event was attacked by Taliban fighters in Kabul leaving 14 dead including an American, an Italian, and 4 Indians.[125]
  • Afghanistan May 17, 2015 – A Taliban suicide attack near the entrance of Hamid Karzai International Airport targeting a European police training vehicle. 3 dead 18 injured.[126]
  • Afghanistan May 19, 2015 – A suicide car bombing detonated in the parking lot of a Justice Ministry building in the diplomatic section of Kabul, killing 4 people wounding 42.[127]
  • Libya May 21, 2015 – A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a military checkpoint outside of Misrata killing himself and two guards.[128]
  • Saudi Arabia May 22, 2015 – A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque during prayer in the al-Qadeeh village. ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack. 21 dead +90 injured.[129]
  • Afghanistan May 25, 2015 – Taliban militants killed 19 policemen and six soldiers during a siege at a police compound in Nawzad District of Afghanistan.[130]
  • Kenya May 26, 2015 – Al-Shabaab militants attacked two police patrols which turned into a gun battle north of Garissa, 5 police officers were injured but they were able to kill both of the attackers.[131]
  • Iraq May 28, 2015 – Two car bombs were set off minutes apart targeting the Cristal Grand Ishtar Hotel and the Babylon. 10 killed and 30 wounded.[132]
  • Saudi Arabia May 29, 2015 – A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque in Dammam detonating the bomb in the parking lot. 4 killed, unknown injured.[133]
  • Iraq June 1, 2015 – Three suicide bombers in humvees attacked an Iraqi police station in the Tharthar region in Northern Anbar Province. 41 dead, 63 wounded.[134]
  • Turkey June 5, 2015 – 2015 Diyarbakır rally bombings – Twin bombing of a Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) rally. 4 dead, over 100 injured.[135][136]
  • Iraq June 13, 2015 – Four suicide SUV car bombs went off in an Iraqi police station in the Hajjaj near Tikrit and Baiji. 11 dead, 27 injured.[137]
  • France June 26, 2015 – Saint-Quentin-Fallavier attack – Beheading in a factory near Lyon, head marked with Arabic writing and Islamist flags. Gas canisters planted provoked a fire. 1 dead, 11 injured.[138]
  • Kuwait June 26, 2015 – 2015 Kuwait mosque bombing – 27 people killed in explosion at Shia Imam Sadiq mosque in Kuwait City, medical sources tell Al Jazeera. Claimed by ISIL
  • Tunisia June 26, 2015 – 2015 Sousse attack – Attack in Tunisia against two tourist hotels, over 28 people died.
  • Somalia June 26, 2015 – Battle of Leego (2015) Attack on AMISOM base in Somalia with a car bomb, assault rifles and RPGs, causing over 30 military deaths.
  • Nigeria June 26–30, 2015 – Boko Haram kills at least 200 people as they gun down and bomb villages, mosques, and other public space.[139]
  • Israel June 29, 2015 – 2015 Shuvat Rachel shooting shooting attack on civilian car, 1 death.
  • Nigeria July 5, 2015 – Two bombs explode at an elite restaurant and mosque, killing at least 15 people in Jos.[140]
  • Nigeria July 7, 2015 – A bomb explodes in a government office in Zaria, killing 20 people.[141]
  • Cameroon July 13, 2015 – 2 suicide bombers explode in a bar in the town of Fotokol and kill 13 people, including a soldier from Chad who was killed in the second explosion.[142]
  • United States July 16, 2015 – 2015 Chattanooga shootings
  • Nigeria July 17, 2015 – Two Nigerian towns are attacked by two suicide bombers, killing 62 people.[143]
  • Turkey July 20, 2015 – 2015 Suruç bombing Suicide bombing killed 33 people and injured 104 in Kurdish majority city of SuruçISIL claims responsibility.[144]
  • Nigeria July 22, 2015 – A series of explosions at two bus stations in Gombe kill about 40 people.[145]
  • Cameroon July 26, 2015 – A suicide bomber kills at least 14 people at a popular nightclub in Maruoa, just three days after 2 suicide bombers killed 20 people in the same town.[146]
  • India July 27, 2015 – 2015 Gurdaspur attack Three Islamic terrorists of Pakistani origin from Indian-administrated Kashmir disguised in army uniforms attacked the Dina Nagar police station in Gurdaspur District of Punjab, India. The attack resulted in the deaths of 3 policemen, 4 civilians and 15 others were injured. All 3 attackers were killed by the Indian security forces.[147]
  • Nigeria August 11, 2015 – 47 people are killed as explosions erupt at a crowded market in the town of Sabon Gari.[148]
  • Iraq August 13, 2015 – 2015 Baghdad market truck bombing A truck bomb in a Baghdad market killed more than 70 and injures 200.[149]
  • France August 21, 2015 – 2015 Thalys train attack Shooting and stabbing in train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris injures 5. The incident is believed by French police to be an Islamist terrorist attack.[150]
  • Nigeria August 28–30, 2015 – Boko Haram members massacre 79 people in 3 different Nigerian villages. 68 alone were killed in the village of Baanu.[151]
  • Nigeria September 10, 2015 - Explosion at a refugee camp for people fleeing Boko Haram kills at least 2.[152]
  • Iraq September 17, 2015 – Two suicide bombings in Baghdad killed 10 and injured 55. ISIL claims responsibility.[153]
  • Germany September 17, 2015 – Rafik Y, an Islamist of Iraqi descent attacked and injured a police officer with a knife in Berlin. 1 injured, 1 dead (perpetrator).[154]
  • Nigeria September 21, 2015 – At least 54 people were killed by multiple explosions in Nigeria.[155]
  • Yemen September 24, 2015 – A bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Sana'a killed 25 and injured dozens more during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Claimed by ISIL.[156]
  • Bangladesh Italy September 29, 2015 – Three men on a motorbike shot and killed an Italian aid worker. The attack has been claimed by ISIL.[157]
  • Nigeria October 1, 2015 – Multiple suicide bombings by Boko Haram in North-East Nigeria killed 14 people (including the bombers) and injured 39.[158]
  • Israel October 1, 2015 – Gunmen opened fire on a car near Nablus on the northern West Bank, killing a man and woman. 4 of their 6 children were also in the car and witnessed the attack, but were uninjured. The attackers have been praised by Hamas.[159][160]
  • Australia October 2, 2015 – 2015 Parramatta shooting. A NSW Police Force civilian employee was shot dead outside NSW Police Force headquarters on Charles Street, Parramatta, Sydney by a 15-year old lone gunman. The gunman then engaged with NSW Police Special Constables in a shootout before being killed, 2 dead.[161]
  • Bangladesh Japan October 3, 2015 – A Japanese man was shot and killed in a similar fashion to an Italian aid worker killed 4 days earlier. The attack has been claimed by ISIL.[162]
  • Iraq October 3, 2015 – In Baghdad, two suicide bombings in Shiite majority neighbourhoods kill at least 18 people and injure 61. Attack claimed by ISIL.[163]
  • Afghanistan October 5, 2015 – Two suicide bombings in Kabul targeted an Afghan intelligence centre. 3 people were injured in the attack, claimed by the Taliban.[164][165]
  • Somalia October 7, 2015 – Militants of Al-Shabaab ambushed and killed the nephew of Somalia's president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. 2 dead.[166]
  • Turkey October 10, 2015 – In the 2015 Ankara bombings 102 people were killed and over 400 others injured. According to two high ranked sources in the Turkish security forces ISIL is most likely responsible.[167][168]
  • Chad October 10, 2015 – Multiple suicide bombings in Chad killed 33 people and injured 51. The attack is believed to be the work of Boko Haram.[169]
  • Afghanistan United Kingdom October 11, 2015 – A bomb attack in Kabul, targeting a British military convoy injured 7 Afghan civilians. The attack has been claimed by the Taliban.[170]
  • Nigeria October 22, 2015 – 20 people were killed in the northeast state of Borno, Nigeria in a Boko Haram attack.[171]
  • Nigeria October 23, 2015 – Two separate mosques were attacked by suicide bombers, killing 42 in Nigeria.[172]
  • Niger October 28, 2015 – Boko Haram militants attack a village in Niger, gunning down 13 people and allegedly burning down houses and cars during the rampage.[173]
  • Egypt Russia October 31, 2015 – Bomb on board a Russian jet brings it down in Sinai, bound for St Petersburg, killing 224 people.[174]
  • Lebanon November 12, 2015 – Twin suicide bombings kill 42 people in the capital city of Beirut.[175]
  • France November 13, 2015 – A series of terrorist attacks in Paris kill 137, and wound 368. They involved a series of coordinated attacks which consisted of mass shootings and suicide bombings. This incident was the most fatal event on French soil since World War II.[176]
  • Iraq November 13, 2015 – A Suicide bomber kills at least 21 at a Shia funeral.[177]
  • Philippines Malaysia November 17, 2015 – A Malaysian national is beheaded by Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines.[178]
  • Nigeria November 17, 2015 – A suicide attack at a market in Yola killed more than 30 people and hospitalised more than 80. The attack is thought to be the work of Boko Haram.[179]
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina November 18, 2015 – A lone wolf Islamist killed two soldiers and injured civilians in Sarajevo. 3 dead 5 wounded.[180]
  • Nigeria November 18, 2015 – Two explosions rock a phone market in Kano killing at least 15 people and injuring more than 100. Boko Haram is suspected to be behind it.[181]
  • Mali November 20, 2015 – Bamako hotel attack. Gunmen yelling "Allahu Akbar" storm a hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 19 killed, and more than 160 were taken hostage.
  • Iraq November 20, 2015 – A Suicide bomber detonates inside a Shiite mosque killing 10 people, other bombings in the area killed another 5 people.[182]
  • Cameroon November 21, 2015 – Suicide bombers affiliated with Boko Haram kill at least 10 in northern Cameroon.[183]
  • Nigeria November 22, 2015 – 8 people among women and children demise when a female suicide bomber is reduced to pulp.[184]
  • Tunisia November 24, 2015 – At least 12 people were killed in a bus bombing in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. ISIL claimed responsibility for this attack that targeted a bus transporting members of the Presidential Guard.[185]
  • Egypt November 24, 2015 – In the November 2015 Sinai attack which occurred a day after the second round of parliamentary elections closed, militants attack a hotel housing election judges in the provincial capital of al-Arish in Egypt's North Sinai. 7 dead, 10+ wounded[186]
  • Niger November 25, 2015 – Boko Haram invades a village and shoots indiscriminately residents and also fire rockets, killing 18.[187]
  • Nigeria November 27, 2015 – 21 killed in Boko Haram suicide attack on a Shia procession in Nigeria[188]
  • Egypt November 28, 2015 – Islamist gunmen killed four security personnel in an attack at a police checkpoint in Saqqara. 4 dead[189]
  • Mali November 28, 2015 – Militants fired rockets on a MINUSMA peacekeeping forces base in northern Mali. Ansar Dine claimed responsibility. 3 dead, 20 wounded.[190]
  • United States December 2, 2015 – In the 2015 San Bernardino attack, married couple Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot and killed 14 people and injured 22 others in a killing spree that the FBI was investigating as "act of terrorism".[191][192]
  • Chad December 5, 2015 – Four female suicide bombers from the militant Islamist group Boko Haram attacked the Chadian island of Koulfoua on Lake Chad, killing at least 15 people and injuring 130.[193]
  • Yemen December 6, 2015 – The governor of the southern port city of Aden in YemenJaafar Mohammed Saad, was killed in a car bomb attack. The assassination was claimed by ISIL.[194]
  • Afghanistan December 8, 2015 – In the 2015 Kandahar Airport attacks several Taliban members attacked the Kandahar Airport and surrounding area. 70+ killed, 35 injured.[195][196]
  • Egypt December 8, 2015 – An explosive device by Islamists targeting a military convoy went off in Rafah. 4 dead 4 injured.[197]
  • Iraq December 9, 2015 – A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the doorway of a Shiite mosque. 11+ dead 20 injured.[198]
  • Afghanistan Spain December 11, 2015 – In the 2015 Spanish Embassy attack in Kabul, Taliban militants detonated a car bomb and stormed a guesthouse near the Spanish embassy. 6 dead, several injured.[199]
  • Syria December 11, 2015 – In the Tell Tamer bombings three truck bombs by ISIL killed up to 60 people and injured more than 80 in the town of Tell Tamer.[200]
  • Syria December 12, 2015 – Islamists detonated a car bomb near an hospital in central Homs. 16 killed, 54 injured.[201]
  • Iraq December 12, 2015 – A millitant detonated his explosives in a truck at an Iraqi position near the Saudi border. 6 dead, 14 injured.[202]
  • Nigeria December 13, 2015 – Boko Haram Islamists, at least some using machetes, attacked residents of the villages of Warwara, Mangari, and Bura-Shika. 30 killed and 20 injured[203]
  • Afghanistan December 21, 2015 – A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed six and wounded three in Kabul, Afghanistan near Bagram Airfield.[204]
  • Nigeria December 26, 2015 – Boko Haram gunmen raided Kimba village in northern Nigeria, opening fire on residents and torching their homes. 14+ killed.[205][206]
  • Afghanistan December 28, 2015 – A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least one person and wounded 33 in an attack on a road near a school close to Kabul International Airport.[207]
  • Nigeria December 28, 2015 – Fourteen Islamist female suicide bombers aged 12–18 attempted to simultaneously attack the city of Maiduguri. Seven of the bombers were shot dead by Nigerian forces while three menaged to escape and detonate themselves in Baderi general area and near a Mosque, killing 26 people and wounding another 85.[208]
  • Pakistan December 29, 2015 – A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the front entrance of a regional branch of the National Database and Registration Authority in the northwestern city of Mardan, Pakistan. The blast killed 26 people and more than 50 were wounded.[209]
  • Russia December 29, 2015 – A gunman opened fire on a group of local residents who were visiting a viewing platform at the fortress in DerbentDagestan, southern Russia, killing one and injuring 11. ISIL claims responsibility.[210]


  • Afghanistan January 1, 2016 – A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself in a French restaurant called 'Le Jardin' in Kabul. 2 dead 15 injured.[211]
  • India January 2, 2016 – In the 2016 Pathankot attack suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed militants attacked an Indian air base killing 7 security force members. Several injured.[212]
  • Iraq January 3, 2016 – Five Islamist suicide bombers attack an Iraqi military base. 15 dead and 22 injured.[213]
  • Afghanistan January 4, 2016 – A Militant drove a truck packed with explosives to the armored gates of a compound for civilian contractors near Kabul's airport before detonating. 30 people injured, including children.[214]
  • Libya January 7, 2016 – In the Zliten truck bombing Islamist militants detonated a truck bomb at the police training camp al-Jahfal in the coastal town of Zliten, Libya. 50+ dead 100+ wounded.[215]
  • France January 7, 2016 – In the January 2016 Paris police station attack an Islamist from Morocco wearing a fake explosive belt attacked police officers with a meat cleaver. He was shot dead.[216]
  • Libya January 7, 2016 – A car bombing at a checkpoint in the Libyan oil port of Ras Lanuf left seven people dead and 11 wounded.[217]
  • Egypt January 8, 2016 – In the 2016 Hurghada attack two militants armed with a melee weapon and a signal flare stormed the Bella Vista Hotel. 3 injured.[218]
  • France January 11, 2016 – A 15-year old Turkish ISIL supporter attacked a teacher from a Jewish school in Marseille with a machete. 1 injured.[219]
  • Iraq January 11, 2016 – ISIL gunmen detonate suicide vests in a shopping mall, killing at least 20 and wounding more than 40 people.[220]
  • Turkey January 12, 2016 – In the 2016 Istanbul bombing an ISIL suicide bomber kills 10 tourists and injures 15 more in the historical centre of Istanbul.[221]
  • Indonesia January 14, 2016 – In the 2016 Jakarta attacks 4 assailants kill 2 and injure 24 in a terrorist attack in Jakarta. The attack was orchestrated and financed from ISIL in Syria.[222]
  • Somalia January 15, 2016 – In the El Adde attackAl-Shabaab terrorists attack a African Union Kenyan army base in El-Adde. 63+ killed, several injured.[223]
  • Burkina Faso January 15, 2016 – In the 2016 Ouagadougou attack Islamist gunmen armed with heavy weapons attacked the Cappuccino restaurant and theSplendid Hotel in the heart of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. 20+ killed. 15+ injured.[224]
  • Pakistan January 21, 2016 – At least 22 killed in attack on Bacha Khan University, Pakistan. The Taliban claim responsibility for the attack.[225]
  • Somalia January 22, 2016 – Al-Shabab attack on beachside restaurant leaves 20 dead.[226]
  • Cameroon January 25, 2016 – Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have blown themselves up in a market in Cameroon, killing at least 25 people and injuring 62 others.[227]
  • Nigeria January 30, 2016 – Boko Haram gunmen raided a Nigerian village, at least 65 people were killed and 136 others injured.[228]
  • Ivory Coast March 13, 2016 – In the 2016 Grand-Bassam shootings Al Qaeda gunmen stormed 3 hotels in the beach resort city of Grand-Bassam in the Ivory Coast, leaving 18 people dead.[229]
  • Iraq March 20, 2016 – In Anbar, Iraq, ISIL suicide bombers kill at least 24 at municipal building[230]
  • Belgium March 22, 2016 – 2016 Brussels bombings includes two suicide bombings in Brussels Airport and one bombing in Brussels Metro that resulted in 35 deaths and more than 300 wounded.[231]
  • Yemen March 25, 2016 – Three ISIL suicide bombers strike security checkpoints in the Yemeni city of Aden, killing 26 people.[232][233]
  • Iraq March 25, 2016 – 30 people killed and 95 injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a football stadium in Iskandariya, south of Baghdad. ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack.[234][235]
  • Pakistan March 27, 2016 – The 2016 Lahore suicide bombing targeted Christians who had gathered on Easter in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park. The blast, by Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a Pakistani Taliban faction, killed at least 70 people and injured 300 others.[236][237]
  • Afghanistan April 19, 2016 – The April 2016 Kabul attack targeted a security team responsible for protecting government VIPs in KabulAfghanistan. The attack killed 64 people and wounded 347. It was the Taliban's biggest attack on an urban area since 2001.[238]
  • Bangladesh April 23, 2016 – Attackers hacked a university professor to death in the city of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack stating that they assassinated him "for calling to atheism in the city of Rajshahi in Bangladesh".[239][240]
  • Bangladesh April 25, 2016 – Two gays rights activists were hacked to death in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka. An Al-Qaeda affiliated group claimed responsibility for the attacks and stated they killed the two as they were "pioneers of practicing [sic] and promoting homosexuality in Bangladesh".[241][242]
  • Iraq May 11, 2016 – At least 40 people were killed and 60 injured in a car bomb attack on a market in Baghdad. ISIL claims responsibility.[243]
  • United States June 12, 2016 – 49 people were killed and 53 injured in a mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The shooter, Omar Mateen, pledged allegiance to ISIL.[244][245]
  • France June 14, 2016 – Two French citizens, a police officer and his wife were stabbed to death in Magnanville, France by a man swearing his allegiance to ISIL.[246]
  • Pakistan June 22, 2016 – Assassination of Amjad Sabri, claimed by a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban who accused Sabri of blasphemy.[247]
  • Bangladesh July 1, 2016 – Gunmen killed 20 hostages. 13 hostages were rescued, two police officers, and six terrorists were killed. One terrorist is in custody. ISIL has claimed responsibility, but according to Bangladeshi officials, the attack was carried out by homegrown militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh.[248]
  • Iraq July 3, 2016 - July 2016 Baghdad bombings Two coordinated bomb attacks killed over 300 people and injured over 221 others.[249]

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