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October Today in Terrorism

October 7, 2004: Car bomber targets Sunni rally in Pakistan

On October 7, 2004 a remote-controlled car bomb targeting Sunni Muslims exploded in the Pakistani city of Multan, killing at least 40 people and wounding more than 100

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September Today in Terrorism

September 27, 2008: Car bomber strikes unknown target in Syria

On September 27, 2008 a car bomb on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus killed at least 17 people.

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August Today in Terrorism

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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May Today in Terrorism

May 30, 2017: Ice cream parlour bombings in Iraq

On May 30, 2017 two Islamic State (ISIS) car bomb attacks in Baghdad killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens.

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May Today in Terrorism

May 16, 2009: Car bomber hits school bus in Pakistan

On May 16, 2009 at least nine people were killed and 33 hurt when a car bomb exploded while a school bus passed on a road in Pakistan

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March Today in Terrorism

March 21, 2002: Terrorists bomb American embassy in Peru

On this day in 2002 a car bomb exploded outside the American embassy in Lima, Peru late in the night, killing at least eight people and injuring 30 more.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 17, 2014: Army academy bombed in Libya

On this day in 2014 several car bombs exploded at a Libyan army academy in the eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least eight people and wounding more than a dozen

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February Today in Terrorism

February 9, 2009: ETA Bombing in Spain

On this day in 2009 a bomb inside a van exploded in northeastern Madrid, after a warning call by ETA

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February Today in Terrorism

February 8, 2012: Al Shabaab Car Bombing in Somalia

On this day in 2012 at least 15 people were killed and more than 20 people injured when a car bomb exploded near a cafe in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu

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January Today in Terrorism

January 26, 2008: Car bombing in Beirut

On this day in 2008 a powerful car bomb killed one of Lebanon’s top terrorism investigators and three other people in eastern Beirut