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September 7, 1986: Attempted assassination of Chilean dictator Pinochet

On September 7, 1986 Marxist terrorists tried to assassinate Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet: 5 people were killed and 11 wounded

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September 6, 1970: Attempted hijacking of aircraft in Amsterdam foiled

On September 6, 1970 a member of the Sandinista was shot and killed as he tried to hijack an El-Al flight leaving Amsterdam.

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September 5, 1972: Massacre at Munich Summer Olympics

On September 5, 1972 members of Black September kidnapped Israeli athletes at the summer Olympics in Munich, , eventually killing 11 of them

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September 4, 1997: Suicide bombing at shopping centre in Jerusalem

On September 4, 1997 three suicide bombers attacked a popular shopping promenade in Jerusalem, killing four passers-by and wounding more than 200.

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September 3, 1978: Aircraft shootdown and massacre in Rhodesia

On September 3, 1978 members of the Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army shot down an Air Rhodesia flight killing 38 passengers and crew.

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September 2, 2018: Suicide bomber wounds children in Somalia

On September 2, 2018 an Al Shabaab suicide bomber blew himself up at a government office in Mogadishu killing 3 and wounding 14

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September 1, 1973: Suicide bombing at Lenin Mausoleum in Moscow

On this day in 1973 a man blew himself up at the mausoleum which contains the body of Vladimir Lenin, the first leader of the Soviet Union.

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August 31, 2018: Teenage immigrant stabs civilians in Amsterdam

On this day in 2018, a 19-year-old knifeman injured two civilians at the central train station in Amsterdam before he was shot and wounded by Dutch police.

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August 30, 2016: Suicide bomber hits Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

On this day in 2016, a car driven by a suicide bomber exploded after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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July 16, 2005: Suicide bombers create deadly inferno in Iraq

On July 16, 2005 a suicide bomber attacked a crowded market in a town south of Baghdad, killing 100 and wounding 150.