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October 24, 1994: Female suicide bomber kills politician in Sri Lanka

On October 24, 1994 a female LTTE suicide bomber killed Sri Lankan politician Gamini Dissanayake and 50 others.

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October 17, 2008: Suicide bombing in Georgia, United States

On October 17, 2008 a man tossed a bomb into a law firm in Georgia (US), killing himself and wounding four.

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October 14, 2015: Wedding massacre in Afghanistan

On October 14, 2015 20 people were killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack on a wedding in the northern Afghan province of Samangan

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Top 10 dumbest terrorists of all time

Terrorists like to portray themselves as masterminds of violence. Some are pretty dumb.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 6, 2002: Suicide bombing in the Gulf of Aden

On October 6, 2002 terrorists carried out a suicide attack on the MV Limburg, carrying crude oil, killing one crew member and injuring a dozen

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September 22, 2004: Female suicide bomber kills police in Jerusalem

On September 22, 2004 a female suicide bomber detonated her device in Jerusalem killing 2 policemen and injuring 33 other people

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September 19, 2002: Suicide bomber detonates on a bus in Tel Aviv

On September 19, 2002 a suicide bomber on a bus killed six people and wounded approximately 70 in the business centre of Tel Aviv.

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September 17, 2009: Suicide bombers hit foreign troops in Somalia

On September 17, 2009 Al Shabaab suicide bombers rammed through the security gate of AMISOM’s HQ in Somalia, killing 21 and wounding 40

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September 4, 1997: Suicide bombing at shopping centre in Jerusalem

On September 4, 1997 three suicide bombers attacked a popular shopping promenade in Jerusalem, killing four passers-by and wounding more than 200.

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September 2, 2018: Suicide bomber wounds children in Somalia

On September 2, 2018 an Al Shabaab suicide bomber blew himself up at a government office in Mogadishu killing 3 and wounding 14