GLOBAL PROBLEM OF TERRORISM

GLOBAL PROBLEM OF TERRORISM

Terrorist actions of the early 20th century

September 16-17, 1982 on the outskirts of Beirut. Lebanese Phalangist Christians conducted a military operation in the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila to find Palestinian militants, which turned into a massacre of civilians. As a result, between 700 and 3,500 innocent people were killed in Sabra and Shatila, according to various estimates.

October 31, 1984, New Delhi. Beant Singh and Sawant Singh assassinated Sikh bodyguards of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

1991, Madras. Indira Gandhi's son, Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, was assassinated by terrorists of the Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

March 20, 1995, Tokyo. A sarin gas attack occurred at the Kasumigaseki and Nagatatayo subway stations. 12 people were killed and 54 people were poisoned. This terrorist attack was carried out by the Aum Shinrikyo organization.

On September 9, 1999, an explosion and collapse of a nine-story apartment building on Guryanova Street in Moscow where 97 people were killed.

On September 13, 1999, there was an explosion in an 8-story apartment building No. 6 in the Kashirsky district of Moscow. 121 people were killed.

September 9, 2001, Khojabahovuddin city, Tahor province of Afghanistan. A terrorist operation kills Ahmad Shah Massoud, commander of the armed forces of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United Front.

September 11, 2001, the cities of New York, Washington and Pennsylvania of the USA. Two planes hijacked by terrorists crashed into the skyscrapers of the World Trade Center and one plane crashed into the U.S. Department of Defense (Pentagon) building, another plane crashed near the city of Pennsylvania. According to official figures, 2,749 people were killed in New York City, 189 in Washington, D.C., and 44 in Pennsylvania.

October 23, 2002 hostage-taking of 1,000 spectators in the Dubrovka Theater Center in Moscow. The victims of this terrorist attack were 129 people, more than 700 people were injured.

March 11, 2004, Madrid. Explosions on 4 suburban passenger trains killed 191 people and injured 2,050.

September 1-3, 2004. Terrorists took 1100 students, their parents and school staff hostage for 3 days at School No. 1 in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia. As a result, 350 people were killed, including the hostages and their rescuers.

 

July 7, 2005, London. At 8:50 a.m., 3 explosions occurred within 50 seconds in London subway carriages, followed 1 hour later by a fourth explosion on a bus. As a result 52 people were killed, 700 people were injured.

October 18, 2007, Karachi, Pakistan. The bloodiest terrorist attack in the history of Pakistan took place. Two terrible explosions took place on the road of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who returned from exile and was driving along one of the streets of this city. The death toll reached 140 people, more than 500 people were injured.

December 27, 2007, Rawalpindi. Benazir Bhutto, who was participating in a rally with her supporters, was the victim of a terrorist attack. A terrorist seeking death first shot at him and then detonated an explosive device. Benazir Bhutto and 20 other people were killed as a result.

November 14, 2015 in France. At the same time, 7 attacks occurred in central France, killing more than 140 people and injuring hundreds more.

On January 31, 2015, three explosions occurred on Sayed Zainabi Street in Damascus. Dozens of cars and stores were set on fire as a result. Houses near this operation were destroyed, 59 people were killed and 128 people were injured.

On March 13, 2016, a terrorist attack took place at a bus station in the center of Istanbul, the capital of Turkey. People exploded a car in the middle of two buses during a social gathering in the capital, killing 37 people and injuring 125 others.

March 22, 2016, Belgium. Two explosions occurred at Brussels airport and one at a metro station, killing 36 people and injuring dozens.

On July 14, 2016, there was a terrorist attack in Nice. A 31-year-old man from Tunisia drove a truck through pedestrians, killing 86 people and injuring 308.

 

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