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April 7, 2005: Suicide bomber targets tourists in Cairo

On this day in 2005, a small bomb stuffed with nails exploded near the heart of a tourist bazaar in Cairo killing two people including a French tourist.

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April 6, 2008: Suicide bomber strikes marathon in Sri Lanka

On this day in 2008, a suicide bomber struck a marathon in Weliveriya, Sri Lanka killing 15 people and wounding another 90.

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April 5, 2016: Suicide bombers detonate on public transport in Niger

On this day in 2016 three civilians were killed and several others injured when two Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated their equipment in a public transport vehicle on its way to a market in southeast Niger.

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April 3, 2011: Teenage suicide bombers kill Sufi worshipers in Pakistan

On this day in 2011, three teenage suicide bombers attacked a Sufi shrine in Pakistan in quick succession. The first two were able to detonate their suicide vests, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 120.

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March Today in Terrorism

March 25, 2014: Taliban terrorists attack the democratic process in Afghanistan

On this day in 2014 Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked an election commission office in Kabul next to the home of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani.

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March 16, 2016: Two female suicide bombers attack mosque in Nigeria

On this day in 2016 two female suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 22 worshippers

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March 15, 2009: Suicide bomber kills South Korean tourists in Yemen

On this day in 2009 a suicide bomber targeted tourists at a UNESCO world heritage site in Yemen known as the ‘Manhattan of the desert” killing four

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March 14, 2004: Teenagers carry out double suicide bombing in Israel

On this day in 2004 ten people were killed and 16 wounded in a double suicide bombing at Israel’s Ashdod Port

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March 11, 1995: Car bomb targets police and their families in Algeria

On this day in 1995 a car bomb exploded in Algiers near housing for police officers and their families, wounding at least 63 people.

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March 6, 2007: Sunni terrorists massacre Shiite pilgrims in Iraq

On this day in 2007 suicide bombers targeted Shiite pilgrims in the central Iraqi city of Hilla, killing 114 people and wounding 147 others.