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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

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September Today in Terrorism

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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April Today in Terrorism

April 27, 2011: Assassination attempt in Mexico

On April 27, 2011 a bomb targeted the head of engineering and nanotechnology at a Mexican university in an anti-technology’ attack.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 4, 1973: Attempted assassination of Israeli prime minister in New York City

On this day in 1973 the Black September terrorist organisation hatched a plot to assassinate then-Israeli prime minister Golda Meir during a visit to New York