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February 28, 2016: Suicide bombing in Baghdad cellphone market

On February 28, 2016 ISIS claimed a double suicide attack at a Baghdad cellphone market in which 70 were killed and 100 injured.

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February 27, 2008: Hamas rocket attack hits school in Israel

On February 27, 2008 Hamas launched 50 Qassam rockets towards the western Negev, killing a 47-year-old student.

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February 26, 2016: Teenage terrorist stabs police officer in Germany

On February 26, 2016 a 15-year old girl stabbed and seriously wounded a German police officer in the neck at the central station in Hanover.

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February 25, 2000: Terrorists detonate planted bombs aboard Filipino ferry

On February 25, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front bombed three buses on a ferry in the Philippines, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 100.

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February 24, 2012: Boko Haram orchestrates Nigerian prison attack

On February 24, 2012 Boko Haram attacked a police station and prison in the Nigerian city of Gombe, killing four.

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February 23, 1997: Shooting at Empire State Building in New York

On February 23, 1997 a 69-year old Palestinian opened fire at the Empire State Building in New York, killing one and wounding six.

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February 22, 1972: Terrorists hijack flight and demand ransom in Yemen

On February 22, 1972 the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked a Lufthansa flight and demanded a $5 million ransom.

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February 21, 2011: Terrorist attack kills three soldiers in Senegal

On February 21, 2011 three Senegalese soldiers were killed and six wounded by ethnic terrorists in the country’s south.

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February 20, 2009: Suicide airplane attack in Sri Lanka

On February 20, 2009 the LTTE tried to fly small light aircraft into military installations in and around Sri Lanka’s capital city, Colombo.

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February 19, 2017: Left-wing bombing in Colombia

On February 19, 2017 a bomb went off in a street near to the Plaza de Toros in the Colombian capital of Bogota, killing one police officer and wounding dozens.