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List of terrorist incidents in February 2019

This is a list of some of the terrorist, alleged terrorist or suspected terrorist incidents which took place in February 2019, including incidents by violent non-state actors for political, religious, or ideological motives.

GuidelinesEdit

  • To be included, entries must be notable (have a stand-alone article) and described by a consensus of reliable sources as "terrorism".
  • List entries must comply with the guidelines outlined in the manual of style under MOS:TERRORIST.
  • Casualties figures in this list are the total casualties of the incident including immediate casualties and later casualties (such as people who succumbed to their wounds long after the attacks occurred).
  • Casualties listed are the victims. Perpetrator casualties are listed separately (e.g. x (+y) indicate that x victims and y perpetrators were killed/injured).
  • Casualty totals may be underestimated or unavailable due to a lack of information. A figure with a plus (+) sign indicates that at least that many people have died (e.g. 10+ indicates that at least 10 people have died) – the actual toll could be considerably higher. A figure with a plus (+) sign may also indicate that over that number of people are victims.
  • If casualty figures are 20 or more, they will be shown in bold. In addition, figures for casualties more than 50 will also be underlined.
  • Incidents are limited to one per location per day. If multiple attacks occur in the same place on the same day, they will be merged into a single incident.
  • In addition to the guidelines above, the table also includes the following categories:
  0 people were killed/injured by the incident.
  1–19 people were killed/injured by the incident.
  20–49 people were killed/injured by the incident.
  50–99 people were killed/injured by the incident.
  100+ people were killed/injured by the incident.

ListEdit

Total incidents: 11

Date Type Dead Injured Location Details Perpetrator Part of
2 Shooting 5 (+3) 5 Patikul, Philippines Five Philippine soldiers and three militants were killed between government troops and over a hundred Abu Sayyaf members under sub leader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan, who is believed to be behind the deadly twin blasts in the Jolo Cathedral.[1] Abu Sayyaf Moro conflict
4 Car bombing 11 10 Mogadishu, Somalia 4 February 2019 Mogadishu bombing: A car bombing at a shopping mall in the city of Mogadishu left 11 people killed and 10 others injured. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.[2][3] Al-Shabaab Somali Civil War
11 Shooting 141 Unknown Kajuru, Nigeria 2019 Kaduna State massacre: An attack on an Adara settlement named Ungwar Bardi by suspected Fulani gunmen killed 11. Reprisal attack by an Adara militia targeted settlements of the Fulani. The death toll rose to 141 a few days later with 11 Adara and 130 Fulani dying per the government. The governor spoke that the motive was to destroy specific communities. The attacks took place in Kajuru LGA of Kaduna State. Miyetti Allah was reported to have published a list of 131 dead, but later clarified that 66 Fulani were buried and 65 remain missing.[4][5][6][7][8] Fulani gunmen (suspected) and Adara militia Communal conflicts in Nigeria

Herder–farmer conflicts in Nigeria
13 Suicide car bombing 27 (+1) 13 Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran Iran Khash-Zahedan suicide bombing: A suicide car bomb attack on a bus carrying Iranian paramilitary revolutionary guard soldiers killed 27 soldiers and injured 13 others. Jaish-al-Adl took responsibility for the attack, which took place somewhere in the Sistan and Baluchestan province.[9][10][11] Jaish al-Adl Sistan and Baluchestan insurgency
14 Suicide car bombing 40 (+1) 35 Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir, India 2019 Pulwama attack: 40 personnel belonging to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed when a suicide car bomber rammed an explosive laden vehicle on a convoy in the Pulwama District. Around two dozen others were also injured in the attack. Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the attack. Several other vehicles were damaged in the powerful blast.[12][13] Jaish-e-Mohammed Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
15 Suicide bombing, shooting, looting 32 (+1) 0 Spin Boldak District, Afghanistan A Taliban attack on a security post in the Spinboldak District, left 32 troops dead in the post. The attack began when a Taliban attacker sneaked into the base and shot and killed an officer, afterwards a Taliban attacker rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the base, then the attackers opened gunfire on the post once they were inside, no one in the base survived the attack. The attackers then looted the base and then fled.[14] Taliban War in Afghanistan
16 Suicide bombings, shooting 8 (+3) 15 Maiduguri, Nigeria 3 Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 8 people and injured 15 others in Maiduguri. The terrorists also shot and the residents during the attack.[15][16][17] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
16 Shooting 11 (+7) 4 North Sinai Governorate, Egypt 15 soldiers were killed or wounded when terrorists attacked a checkpoint in the North Sinai Province. Seven terrorists are also said to have been killed in the exchange of fire. According to medical sources, 11 soldiers were killed in the attack.[18][19] Islamic State Sinai Insurgency
17 Shooting 6-9 15 Turbat, Pakistan 2019 Balochistan attack :Six to Nine Frontier Corps personnel were killed and several others were injured in a shooting attack in the Turbat area of Balochistan. A group named BRAS claimed responsibility.[20][21][22] Baloch Raji Ajoi Sangar Insurgency in Balochistan
22 Hostage taking, knife attack 0 3 Madrid, Spain Raid on North Korea's embassy in Madrid: The embassy of North Korea was attacked by a group of young Korean man with replica guns and knives. The staff members of the embassy were tied up while the invaders stole electronic equipment which may have been suspected to hold secret information on North Korea's breaching of international sanctions. This information was given to the FBI. A women managed to escape and warned the police. The perpetrators escaped and are not arrested yet. Three people sustained light injuries after the attack. A group named Free Joseon, led by Adrian Hong Chang, said it carried out the attack.[23] Free Joseon North Korea–United States relations
28-1 Suicide car bombings, shooting, grenade attack 29 (+2) 80 Mogadishu, Somalia 28 February 2019 Mogadishu bombings: At least 29 people were killed and 80 others were injured when in two suicide car bomb blasts near a hotel in a busy street Mogadishu. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. the sound of gunfire and grenade explosions were reported in buildings near the attack and Al-Shabaab attackers are believed to be holed up in the place and a gunfight also ensued between the security forces and the attackers the next day on March 1.[24][25] Al-Shabaab Somali civil war

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Five Philippines troops killed battling Abu Sayyaf on Jolo". The Defense Post. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  2. ^ "Car bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu kills at least 11 people". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  3. ^ "Al-Shabab claims Mogadishu blast despite relentless U.S. air war in Somalia". CBS News. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  4. ^ "Miyetti Allah releases names of 131 victims of Kajuru, Kaduna violence - Premium Times Nigeria".
  5. ^ "'El- Rufai alleges plan to 'wipe out' some Kaduna communities". Premium Times. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  6. ^ "How 66 people were killed in Kaduna in two days". Premium Times. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  7. ^ Kajuru Killings: Miyetti Allah Says ‘Adara’ Militia Group’s At Work
  8. ^ SPECIAL REPORT: After attacks, Kajuru villagers tell tales of pains, sorrow
  9. ^ "Suicide attack on bus kills 27 Iran Revolutionary Guards". Yahoo News. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  10. ^ "Suicide attack kills 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  11. ^ "Iran suicide bombing 'kills 27 Revolutionary Guards'". BBC News. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  12. ^ "40 CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama blast; JeM claims responsibility". www.theweek.in. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  13. ^ "Pulwama terror attack: Complete list of 40 martyred CRPF jawans, check details". www.financialexpress.com. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  14. ^ "'No One Survived.' A Taliban Attack Kills 32 at Remote Afghan Post". New York Times. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  15. ^ "Suicide Bombing in Nigeria's Maiduguri Kills 11, Says Channels". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  16. ^ "11 killed, 15 injured in Boko Haram Attack on Maiduguri". www.thisdaylive.com. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  17. ^ "Boko Haram kills eight in northeast Nigeria, militia says". Devdiscourse. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  18. ^ "Egypt army: 7 Sinai jihadists killed, 15 soldiers dead or wounded". News24. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  19. ^ "Egypt: 7 Sinai jihadists killed, 15 soldiers dead or wounded in attack". Times of Israel. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  20. ^ "Four FC personnel embrace martyrdom in Balochistan gun attack". en.dailypakistan.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  21. ^ "Four Killed As Security Personnel Targeted In Balochistan". Urdupoint. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  22. ^ News18, News18 (17 February 2019). "At Least 9 Killed, 11 Injured in Suicide Attack on Pakistan Army: Report". News18.
  23. ^ "North Korea says Madrid embassy raid was 'grave terror attack'". BBC. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  24. ^ "Battle rages after Mogadishu hotel attack, death toll nears 30". Reuters. Retrieved 2019-03-01.
  25. ^ "29 people dead, 80 wounded in Al Shabaab bombing, gunfight in Somalia's Mogadishu". Dailysabah. Retrieved 2019-03-01.