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December 31, 1987: LTTE slaughter in Sri Lanka

On this day in December 1987 LTTE terrorists slaughtered 30 Muslim civilians in a village in the Batticloa region.

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December 30, 2000: Multiple bombings in Manila

On this day in 2000 six explosions in central Manila killed 22 and wounded 100 in an attack eventually blamed on Jemaah Islamiya.

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December 29, 1992: Bombing of hotels in Aden

On this day in 1992 Al Qaeda was behind the bombing of a Movenpick Hotel in Aden, Yemen that killed a tourist and an employee.

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December 28, 1977: Letter bomb in Malta

On this day in 1977 a letter bomb intended for a Maltese doctor during a hospital strike killed his 15-year old daughter instead.

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December 27, 2002: Truck bombing in Chechnya

On this day in December 2002 Chechen suicide bombers attacked parliament in Grozny, killing almost a hundred and wounding hundreds more.

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December 26, 2009: Car bombing in Beirut

On this day in December 2009 a car bomb believed to have been set by Hizballah killed two members of Hamas in Beirut.

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December 25, 2008: Christmas Day massacre in the DRC

On this day in December 2008 the Lord’s Resistance Army began a four-day massacre that killed nearly a 1,000.

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December 24, 1994: GIA hijacking in France

On this day in December 1994 GIA terrorists hijacked a French airliner with a plan of exploding it over the Eiffel Tower.

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December 23, 2015: Suicide bombing in Cameroon

On this day in December 2015 a female suicide bomber recruited by Boko Haram killed two in northern Cameroon.

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December 22, 2006: Foiled jihadi Christmas attack

On this day in 2006 an American jihadi was foiled in his attempt to bomb a Chicago mall at Christmas.