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June Today in Terrorism

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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May Today in Terrorism

May 12, 2003: Suicide bombing in Chechnya injures hundreds

On May 12, 2003 three suicide bombers drove a truck bomb into the FSB offices in Chechnya, killing 59 people and injuring a further 200

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April Today in Terrorism

April 16, 1996: Ibn al-Khattab leads Chechen massacre of Russian soldiers

On this day in 1996, Ibn al-Khattab led an ambush against a convoy of Russian troops in the mountains near Yaryshmardy, Chechnya killing more than 100 troops though some put the numbers in the several hundreds.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 27, 2002: Truck bombing in Chechnya

On this day in December 2002 Chechen suicide bombers attacked parliament in Grozny, killing almost a hundred and wounding hundreds more.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 5, 2003: Suicide bombing of train in Russia

A probable Chechen suicide bomber killed 46 people and wounded more than 170 in an attack on a Russian train in December 2003

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October Today in Terrorism

October 19, 2010: Terrorist attack on Chechen parliament

Chechen terrorists killed as many as 20 people in an attack on that country’s parliament in October of 2010.