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November 23, 2006: Car bombs target Shia Muslims in Iraq

On November 23, 2006 a series of car bombings struck Sadr City, a Shia dominated slum in Baghdad, killing 202 people and wounding another 250.

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June 10, 2014: ISIS massacres Shia Muslims from Iraqi prison

On June 10, 2014 up to 670 prisoners from Badush prison in the Iraqi city of Mosul were killed by ISIS

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February 16, 2013: Sunni terrorists target Shia Muslims in Pakistan

On this day in 2013 at least 79 people were killed and another 180 injured in a bomb attack in a predominantly Shia Muslim part of the Pakistani city of Quetta

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March 12, 2012: Attack on Shia mosque in Belgium

On March 12, 2012 a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of the Imam Reza mosque in Brussels killing the resident imam.

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September 24, 2015: ISIS attacks Shia mosque in Yemen

On September 24, 2015 a bomb attack targeting Shia worshippers at a mosque in┬áthe Yemeni capital Sana’a killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens more.

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February 25, 1994: Jewish extremist massacres Muslims in Hebron

On this day in 1994 an American Jewish extremist named Baruch Goldstein went into the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, Palestine and opened fire, massacring 29 Muslims

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Car bombing of Shia pilgrims in Iraq – January 3, 2013

Despite our Western-centric views on terrorism, it is an unavoidable fact that the vast majority of casualties from Muslim terrorists are other Muslims.

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Today in Terrorism: December 6, 2011 – Afghanistan Shia Shrine attack

Our focus on Western victims of Islamist terrorism is understandable but misplaced: the vast majority of those targeted are Muslim.

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September 16, 1982: Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut, Lebanon

A Lebanese Christian group massacred hundreds and perhaps thousands of Shia Muslims in Beirut as the Israeli army looked on in September 1982.

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September 3, 2010: 22 year-old suicide bomber kills 73 in Quetta, Pakistan

On this day in 2010, the Pakistani Sunni terrorist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi was behind a suicide bombing targeting Shia Muslims in Quetta.