Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 26, 1954: Attempted assassination of Egyptian President Nasser

On October 26, 1954 a Muslim Brotherhood member tried to assassinate Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser in Alexandria but failed

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 25, 2016: IED attack targets vaccination drive in Pakistan

On October 25, 2016 a Pakistani police officer was killed and another injured by IEDs in Peshawar in an attack targeting a polio vaccination effort.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 24, 1994: Female suicide bomber kills politician in Sri Lanka

On October 24, 1994 a female LTTE suicide bomber killed Sri Lankan politician Gamini Dissanayake and 50 others.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 23, 2014: Terrorist attacks NYPD with hatchet in New York

On October 23, 2014 a radical Muslim convert attacked four NYPD officers in Queens, injuring two, one critically.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 22, 2015: Sword-wielding terrorist attacks in Sweden

On October 22, 2015 a neo-Nazi armed with a sword killed a pupil and a teacher at a school in the Swedish town of Trollhattan.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 21, 2007: PKK executes sophisticated attack on Turkish soldiers

On October 21, 2007 PKK terrorists killed at least 17 Turkish soldiers and wounded 16 others near Turkey’s border with Iraq.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 20, 1981: Attempted robbery of an armoured car in New York

On October 20, 1981 ‘black nationalists’ tried to rob a Brinks armoured car in Nanuet, New York, killing one guard and injuring another.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 19, 2015: Bomb planted on bus roof explodes in Pakistan

On October 19, 2015 a bomb explosion on a bus in the Pakistani city of Quetta killed at least 11 people and wounded a further 22

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 18, 1995: Algerian terrorists suspected in Paris metro bombing

On October 18, 1995  a gas bottle exploded on a train in the Paris metro system, wounding 29

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 17, 2008: Suicide bombing in Georgia, United States

On October 17, 2008 a man tossed a bomb into a law firm in Georgia (US), killing himself and wounding four.