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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.

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June Today in Terrorism

June 19, 2018: Maoist terrorists murder police informant in India

On June 19, 2018 Maoists in the eastern Indian state of Jharkand abducted a trader and slit his throat because they believed he was a police informant

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June Today in Terrorism

June 11, 2016: Skinning alive of man in Afghanistan

On June 11, 2016 the Afghan Taliban skinned a man alive before throwing him off a cliff to his death.

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May Today in Terrorism

May 22, 2013: Terrorists murder soldier in UK

On May 22, 2013 two jihadis ran over a UK veteran of the Afghan War in Woolwich and tried to decapitate him.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 31, 2004: Murders of US mercenaries in Iraq

On this day in 2004 four members of Blackwater were ambushed and killed in the Iraqi city of Fallujah and subsequently hanged.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 12, 2016: Murder of park rangers in the DRC

On this day in 2016 two rangers were killed in Virunga National Park, a 7,800-square-kilometre area in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

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January Today in Terrorism

January 6, 2018: Shootings in Senegal

On this day in 2018 thirteen people were killed in an attack in the southern Senegalese region of Casamance.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 4, 1976: Murders in Northern Ireland

On this day in 1976 terrorists from the Ulster Volunteer Force killed three members each from the Reavey and O’Dowd families in Northern Ireland.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 28, 1977: Letter bomb in Malta

On this day in 1977 a letter bomb intended for a Maltese doctor during a hospital strike killed his 15-year old daughter instead.

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ISIS terrorists stormed a church in France, took hostages and killed an 84-year old priest (26 July, 2016)

On this day in 2016, ISIS terrorists stormed a church in France region and took hostages, killing an 84-year old priest before they were shot by police.