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October Today in Terrorism

October 11, 2019: Civilians shot at prayer in Burkina Faso mosque attack

On October 11, 2009 15 people were killed and two seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 5, 1985: Children killed in Egyptian mass shooting

On October 5, 1985 an Egyptian soldier named Suleiman Khater gunned down seven Israelis: three adults and four young children.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 2, 2015: 15-year-old shoots civilian in Australia

On 2 October 2015, a 15-year old shot and killed Curtis Cheng, an unarmed police civilian finance worker outside the New South Wales Police Force in Sydney, Australia.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 21: Nothing significant happened in terrorism history

Nothing of major significance in the history of terrorism happened on September 21 over the past 150 years

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September Today in Terrorism

September 14, 1911: Assassination of Russian Prime Minister

On September 14, 1911 Russian Premier Pyotr Stolypin was shot by a ‘revolutionary’ named Dmitry Bogrov

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September Today in Terrorism

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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July Today in Terrorism

July 9, 2008: Terrorists start firefight outside US Consulate in Istanbul

On July 9, 2008 Great Eastern Islamic Raiders Front terrorists engaged in a firefight outside the US Consulate in Istanbul killing three people

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July Today in Terrorism

July 4, 2002: Independence Day shootings at LAX

On July 4, 2002 an Egyptian AGAI terrorist opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport, killing two and wounding four

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June Today in Terrorism

June 29, 1990: Anti-American terrorists attack US embassy in Panama

On June 29, 1990 members of the Panamanian M-20 fired shots at the US embassy in Panama City: there were no casualties.

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June Today in Terrorism

June 27, 1974: Murder of missionaries in Rhodesia

On June 27, 1978 two German Jesuit missionaries, were shot dead in cold blood by ZIPRA terrorists in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)