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February 27, 2004: SuperFerry bombed in the Philippines

On this day in 2004 the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf Group in the Philippines claimed the bombing of the ‘SuperFerry 14’ killing 116.

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February 26, 2012: Tit-for-tat attacks in Nigeria

On this day in 2012 a suicide car bomber killed at least three people who were at morning prayers in a church in the central Nigerian city of Jos.

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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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February 24, 2019: Attempted hijacking foiled in Bangladesh

On this day in 2019 a flight from Dhaka bound for Dubai needed to make an emergency landing after a man allegedly attempted to hijack the plane.

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February 23, 1984: Parliamentary candidate assassinated in Spain

On this day in 1984 a hooded gunman assassinated a Socialist candidate for the regional parliament, three days before the hotly contested Basque elections

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This week in terrorism: February 15-21, 2021

Listing all acts of terrorism that occurred in the world last week from the 8th to the 14th of February 2021.

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February 22, 1948: Three military vehicles bombed in Jerusalem

On this day in 1948 three bombs detonated in a shopping district in Jerusalem, killing as many as 58 Jewish civilians and wounding 140 to 200 others

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February 21, 2016: ISIS terrorists behead Hindu priest in Bangladesh

On this day in 2016 two members of ISIS in Bangladesh beheaded a senior Hindu priest and wounded two worshippers in northern Bangladesh

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February 20, 2008: Bomb tossed into theatre in India

On this day in 2008 unidentified individuals tossed a bomb into a theatre in a town near the Indian city of Mumbai: thankfully no one was killed

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February 19, 2011: Skiers killed in North Caucasus ambush

On this day in 2011 four people from Moscow were killed by Islamist terrorists in Russia’s North Caucasus region on their way to a ski resort.