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September Today in Terrorism

September 15, 1963: KKK bombing kills four children in Alabama

On September 15, 1963 a KKK dynamite plot at a church in Birmingham, Alabama killed four black girls and wounded dozens of others

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September Today in Terrorism

September 11, 2012: American ambassador killed in Benghazi attack

On September 11, 2012 Islamist terrorists launched an organised attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi killing the US Ambassador and three other Americans

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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 16, 2000: Far-left terrorists attack car dealership in Oregon, US

On June 16, 2000 two men described as environmental activists and ‘anarchists’, bombed a Chevrolet dealership in Eugene, Oregon, destroying three pickup trucks

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May Today in Terrorism

May 14, 1990: Bombings in Chile target Mormon churches

On May 14, 1990 the FPMR is believed to have been behind a series of bombings in Santiago, targeting a US Consular Annex and Mormon churches

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May Today in Terrorism

May 3, 2002: Multiple pipe bombs planted in midwestern United States

Beginning on this day in 2002 a 21-year old college student planted a series of pipe bombs in rural mailboxes across five midwestern US states.

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April Today in Terrorism

April 20, 1999: Massacre at Columbine high school

On this day in 1999 two teenagers shot 12 students and a teacher at Columbine high school, wounding 24 others, before turning their weapons on themselves.

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Mass shootings are terrifying, but are they all ‘terrorism’?

We have ‘terrorism on the brain’ and vested interests are using any excuse to label all acts of violence committed by any group as terrorist

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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.