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June 20, 2009: Suicide bombing at mausoleum in Iran

On June 20, 2009 a suicide bomber exploded his device at the mausoleum to Ayatollah Khomeini killing two and wounding eight

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June 19, 2018: Maoist terrorists murder police informant in India

On June 19, 2018 Maoists in the eastern Indian state of Jharkand abducted a trader and slit his throat because they believed he was a police informant

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June 18, 2004: Terrorists target military recruits in Iraq

On June 18, 2004 an apparent suicide car bomber targeted an Iraqi army recruitment centre in Baghdad, killing 35 people and wounding another 145

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June 17, 1995: Bombing of French consulate in Australia

On June 17, 1995 two people firebombed the French Consulate in Perth protesting a decision by the French government to renew nuclear tests in the South Pacific

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June 16, 2000: Far-left terrorists attack car dealership in Oregon, US

On June 16, 2000 two men described as environmental activists and ‘anarchists’, bombed a Chevrolet dealership in Eugene, Oregon, destroying three pickup trucks

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June 15, 1991: Sikh terrorists massacre train passengers in India

On June 15, 1991 Sikh terrorists in the Punjab region of India launched coordinated attacks on trains killing 80 and wounding 110

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June 14, 1995: Terrorists take thousands of hostages in Russia

On June 14, 1995 Chechen terrorists took thousands of hostages at a hospital in the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk, eventually killing 129.

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June 13, 2016: Execution of Canadian hostage in Philippines

On June 13, 2016 an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group in the Philippines, Abu Sayyaf Group, killed Canadian Robert Hall

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June 12, 1981: Rare terrorist attack in Costa Rica

On June 12, 1981 a Costa Rican terrorist group called La Familia killed three police officers and a taxi driver in San Jose

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June 11, 2016: Skinning alive of man in Afghanistan

On June 11, 2016 the Afghan Taliban skinned a man alive before throwing him off a cliff to his death.