List of attacks on diplomatic missions

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The following is a list of attacks on diplomatic buildings (embassies, consulates) anywhere in the world. The list does not include attacks on individuals outside or inside an embassy, such as assassinations of ambassadors, or incidents such as letter bombs to individuals, as occurred at the embassy of Israel in London in 1972.

Year Date Embassy/Consulate Location of Attack Deaths Injuries Details
1829 February 11  Russia Tehran, Persian Empire Death of Aleksander Griboyedov
1900 Legation Quarter (multinational)  Qing Dynasty Peking, China 68 (See: Siege of the International Legations, Boxer Rebellion)
1926 May 16  United States Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina 0 0[1] Bombing following the trial and executions of Sacco and Vanzetti.[2]
1926 June 4  United States Uruguay Montevideo, Uruguay 0 0 Bombing following the trial and executions of Sacco and Vanzetti.[2]
1927 March 24  United States
 United Kingdom
 Empire of Japan
Taiwan Nanking, Republic of China 0 Nanking Incident
1937  United Kingdom
 Paraguay
Spain Valencia, Spain Aerial bombings by Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War damaged the British Embassy and destroyed the Paraguayan consulate.[3]
1941  United Kingdom Spain Madrid, Spain On 24 June, in the days following Nazi Germany's declaration of war on the Soviet Union, members of the Falange stormed the British Embassy with a truck-load of stones at their disposal. Embassy staff as well as 16 escaped POWs prevented an attempted break in by the Falangists. The Spanish dictator Francisco Franco dimissed the incident as a "trivial matter concerning young hotheads" in response to a protest by the British Ambassador Sir Samuel Hoare.[4][5][6][7]
1946  United Kingdom Italy Rome, Italy Irgun campaign
1952 November 8 and December 5  Czechoslovakia Israel Tel Aviv, Israel 0 Perpetrated by the Tzrifin Underground in response to the persecution of Jews in Czechoslovakia.[8]
1953 February 9  Soviet Union Israel Tel Aviv, Israel 0 3 Perpetrated by the Tzrifin Underground in response to the Doctors' plot and other incidents of persecution in the Eastern Bloc.[9]
1955 February 14–16  Romania Switzerland Berne, Switzerland 0 Berne incident
1958 July 27  United States Turkey Ankara, Turkey 0 0 Bombs exploded at the US Embassy compound and a private American bookstore. The bombings coincided with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles' arrival in the city for meetings of the Baghdad Pact.[10]
1964 March 5 and March 8  United States Gabon Libreville, Gabon 0 0 1964 United States Embassy in Libreville bombings
1965 March 30  United States South Vietnam Saigon, South Vietnam 22 188 30 March 1965 Saigon Embassy bombing
1966  Cuba Canada Ottawa, Canada 0 (See: Embassy of Cuba, Ottawa)
1966  Portugal Kinshasa, Zaire
1967  Soviet Union China Beijing, People's Republic of China (See: Cultural Revolution)
1967  United Kingdom China Beijing, People's Republic of China (See: Cultural Revolution[11])
1967 June  United Kingdom
 United States
Libya Benghazi, Libya American and British embassies were attacked and burned by rioters after false rumors spread in the city that the United States had bombed Cairo. This incident occurred at the start of the Six-Day War.[12]
1967 September 19 Taiwan Republic of China South Vietnam Saigon, South Vietnam 0 12 Bombing[13]
1968 January 31  United States South Vietnam Saigon, South Vietnam 5 Saigon Embassy attack
1968 February 21  Soviet Union United States Washington D.C., United States 0 0 [14]
1968  Philippines Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Due to the North Borneo dispute[15]
1969  Soviet Union China Beijing, People's Republic of China Due to the Sino-Soviet border conflict
1971  United States Flag of the Khmer Republic.svg Phnom Penh, Khmer Republic (Cambodia) [16]
1972 February 2  United Kingdom Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland 0 20 (See: Bloody Sunday (1972))[17]
1972 December 28  Israel Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 0 1972 Israeli Bangkok Embassy hostage crisis
1972  Cuba Canada Montreal, Canada 1
1973 March 1  Saudi Arabia Sudan Khartoum, Sudan 3 1973 Khartoum diplomatic assassinations
1974 February 7  Japan Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait 0 1974 attack on the Japanese Embassy in Kuwait
1974 September 13  France Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands 0 1974 French Embassy attack in The Hague
1975 April 24  West Germany Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 4 West German Embassy siege
1975  Egypt Spain Madrid, Spain 1975 Egyptian Embassy attack in Madrid
1975 December 4–19  Indonesia Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands 1 1975 Indonesian Consulate attack in Amsterdam
1978  Iraq France Paris, France
1979  Costa Rica El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
1979  France El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
1979 February 14  United States Iran Tehran, Iran 0 1 First Iran hostage[18]
1979 July 14  Egypt Turkey Ankara, Turkey 3 Four terrorists from the group Eagles of the Palestinian Revolution seized the Egyptian embassy in Ankara and held a number of diplomats, including the ambassador, hostage for two days.[19][20]
1979 November 4  United States Iran Tehran, Iran 9 Iran Hostage Crisis
1979 November 22  United States Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan 4 1979 U.S. Embassy Burning in Islamabad
1979 December 2  United States Libya Tripoli, Libya 1979 U.S. Embassy Burning in Libya
1980 February 27 – April 27  Dominican Republic Colombia Bogotá, Colombia 1 Dominican embassy siege
1980 January 31  Spain Guatemala Guatemala City, Guatemala 36 2 1980 Spanish Embassy attack in Guatemala City
1980 April 30–May 5  Iran United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 7 Iranian Embassy siege
1981 September 24–25  Turkey France Paris, France 1 1981 Turkish consulate attack in Paris
1981 December 15  Iraq Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon 61 100+ 1981 Iraqi embassy bombing
1982 May 24  France Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon 14 22 Car bombing of the French embassy in Beirut. The Front for the Liberation of Lebanon from Foreigners claimed responsibility.[21]
1982  Israel AustraliaSydney, Australia
1982 Poland Poland Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
1982  Soviet Union Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
1983 April 18  United States Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon 64 1983 United States embassy bombing
1983 December 12  France Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait 0 1983 Kuwait bombings
1983 December 12  United States Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait 6 1983 Kuwait bombings
1983 July 27  Turkey Portugal Lisbon, Portugal 7 1983 Turkish embassy attack in Lisbon
1984 September 20  United States Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon 24 1984 U.S. embassy annex bombing
1984 November 26  United States Colombia Bogota, Colombia 1 7 A bomb exploded on the street adjacent to the embassy, killing one Colombian woman. Drug traffickers were believed to be responsible.[22][23]
1985 March 12  Turkey Canada Ottawa, Canada 1 1985 attack on Turkish embassy in Ottawa
1985 May 15  United States
 Soviet Union
 China
Peru Lima, Peru The terrorist group Shining Path bombed a number of targets in Lima, including the Soviet and Chinese embassies. Two sticks of dynamite were thrown over the wall of the United States Ambassador's residence, causing no injuries.[23][24]
1986 April 15  France Libya Tripoli, Libya During 1986 United States bombing of Libya
1986  Japan Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia (See: Japanese Red Army)
1986  Canada Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia (See: Japanese Red Army)
1986  United States Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia (See: Japanese Red Army)
1986 November 23  Turkey Australia Melbourne, Australia 1 Melbourne Turkish consulate bombing
1987  United States Italy Rome, Italy (See: Japanese Red Army)
1987  United Kingdom Italy Rome, Italy (See: Japanese Red Army)
1987  Kuwait Iran Tehran, Iran In response to the 1987 Mecca Massacre
1987  Saudi Arabia Iran Tehran, Iran In response to the 1987 Mecca Massacre
1988  Soviet Union Iran Tehran, Iran Due to alleged Soviet support for Iraq during the Iran–Iraq war
1989  Soviet Union Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
1990  United States Israel Tel Aviv, Israel Failed 1990 US Embassy attack in Tel Aviv[25]
1990  South Africa United Kingdom London, United Kingdom During the Poll Tax Riots
1990  Iran United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 7 Iranian Embassy siege
1992  Israel Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina 29 1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires
1992  Iran Canada Ottawa, Canada (See: Embassy of Iran, Ottawa)
1994  Israel United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 0 1994 attack on Israeli embassy in London
1995  Chile Nicaragua Managua, Nicaragua 0 (See: Recontra 380)
1995  France Australia Perth, Australia 0 (See: French Consulate firebombing)
1995  Egypt Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan 19 Attack on the Egyptian Embassy in Pakistan
1995  Pakistan Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan 1 1995 attack on the Pakistani embassy in Kabul
1996  Japan Peru Lima, Peru 0 Japanese embassy hostage crisis
1998  Russia Latvia Riga, Latvia 0 Riga Bombing 1998
1998  Iran Afghanistan Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan 11 1998 Iranian diplomats assassination in Afghanistan
1998 August 7  United States Kenya Nairobi, Kenya 212 1998 United States embassy bombings
1998 August 7  United States Tanzania Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 11 1998 United States embassy bombings
1999 May 7  People's Republic of China Serbia and Montenegro Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro 3 U.S. bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade
1999  United States China Beijing, People's Republic of China 0 In response to the U.S. bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade
1999  Myanmar Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 0 1999 Burmese Embassy Siege
2000 1 August  Philippines Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia 2 21 2000 Philippine consulate bombing
2002  United States India Kolkata, India 5 Attack by gunmen on the American Centre in Kolkata.[26]
2002  United States Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan 12 2002 US consulate bombing in Karachi
2000 12 October  Philippines Indonesia Manado, Indonesia [27]
2003 25 February  Colombia Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela 0 0 [28]
2003 25 February  Spain Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela 0 0 [28]
2003  Jordan Iraq Baghdad, Iraq 17 2003 Jordanian embassy bombing in Baghdad
2003  Pakistan Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan 0 0 2003 attack on Pakistan Embassy in Kabul
2003  Turkey Iraq Baghdad, Iraq 1 Turkish embassy bombing in Baghdad[29]
2003  United Kingdom Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 71 2003 Istanbul bombings
2004  Israel Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 2 Tashkent embassy bombings
2004  United States Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 2 Tashkent embassy bombings
2004  Australia Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia 9 2004 Australian Embassy bombing in Jakarta
2004  Malaysia Philippines Manila, Philippines 2004 Malaysian embassy siege by protesters[citation needed]
2004  United States Saudi Arabia Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Jeddah consulate attack
2006  United States Syria Damascus, Syria 4 Damascus bombings and other attacks
2006 February 7  Denmark Iran Tehran, Iran Denmark–Iran relations
2006  Denmark Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon
2006  Denmark Syria Damascus, Syria Denmark–Syria relations
2006  Italy Libya Benghazi, Libya
2006  Pakistan Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka 2006 attack on Pakistani ambassador to Sri Lanka
2007  United States Greece Athens, Greece 0 Embassy of the United States, Athens
2007  Spain Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2007  Russia Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica
2007  People's Republic of China India New Delhi, India
2008  United States Serbia Belgrade, Serbia 1[30] 2008 Serbia protests
2008  Israel Mauritania Nouakchott, Mauritania
2008  Denmark Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan 2008 Danish embassy bombing in Islamabad
2008  India Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan 2008 Indian embassy bombing in Kabul
2008  United States Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 6 2008 United States consulate in Istanbul attack
2008  United States Yemen Sana‘a, Yemen 19 2008 attack on the American Embassy in Yemen
2008  Ethiopia Somalia Hargeisa, Somalia 30 2008 Hargeisa–Bosaso bombings
2009  France Mauritania Nouakchott, Mauritania 3 2009 Nouakchott suicide bombing
2009  Denmark Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Deportation of Iraqi Refugees[citation needed]
2008  Greece Germany Berlin, Germany[citation needed]
2009 4 February   Vatican City Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela [31]
2009 18 February  Pakistan Iran Tehran, Iran 2009 attack on Pakistan Embassy in Tehran
2009  Slovakia Hungary Budapest, Hungary 2009 attack on Slovak Embassy in Budapest
2009 5 July  People's Republic of China United States Los Angeles, United States July 2009 Ürümqi riots[32]
2009 6 July  People's Republic of China Germany Munich, Germany July 2009 Ürümqi riots[32]
2009 6 July  People's Republic of China Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands July 2009 Ürümqi riots[31]
2009 7 July  People's Republic of China Norway Oslo, Norway July 2009 Ürümqi riots[31]
2009  People's Republic of China Turkey Ankara, Turkey July 2009 Ürümqi riots[31]
2009  India Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan 17 2009 Kabul Indian embassy attack
2010  Belgium Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  Bulgaria Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  Chile Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  Germany Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  The Netherlands Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  Mexico Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  Russia Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010   Switzerland Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010  France Greece Athens, Greece Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei
2010   Switzerland

 Chile

Italy Rome, Italy The Informal Anarchist Federation claimed credit for these mail bombs.[33]
2010  Greece Italy Rome, Italy Alleged explosive device defused by Italian police[citation needed]
2010  France Mali Bamako, Mali [34]
2010 11 May  Pakistan Iran Tehran, Iran 2010 attack on Pakistan Ambassador to Iran
2010  United States Pakistan Peshawar, Pakistan 6 2010 Peshawar bombings
2010  India Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan 18 (9 Indians) February 2010 Kabul attack
2011  France Syria Damascus, Syria Syrian civil war[35]
2011  United States Syria Damascus, Syria Syrian civil war[35]
2011  Israel Egypt Cairo, Egypt 2011 attack on Israeli Embassy in Egypt
2011  United States Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan 2011 Kabul Attacks[36]
2011  United States Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina [37]
2011  France Syria Damascus, Syria Syrian civil war[38]
2011  Turkey Syria Damascus, Syria Syrian civil war[38]
2011  Saudi Arabia Syria Damascus, Syria Syrian civil war[38]
2011  United Kingdom Iran Tehran, Iran 2011 attack on the British Embassy in Iran
2012 8 January  Japan South Korea Seoul, South Korea A Chinese man hurled four petrol bombs at the Japanese mission in protest of Japan's war crimes during the World War II.[39]
2012  Belarus Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan [40]
2012  United States Egypt Cairo, Egypt 2012 attack on the American Embassy in Egypt[41]
2012 9 July  Japan South Korea Seoul, South Korea [42]
2012 September 11  United States Libya Benghazi, Libya 4 4 (possibly as many as 30) U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi. Official and unofficial accounts vary on the number of Americans injured, from 4 to as many as 30.[43][44][45][46]
2012  United States Yemen Sanaa, Yemen 2012 attack on the American Embassy in Yemen[47]
2012  United States Tunisia Tunis, Tunisia
2012  Germany Sudan Khartoum, Sudan 2012 attack on the German Embassy in Sudan
2012  Japan China Shenyang, China 0 2012 attack on the Japanese Consulate in Shenyang
2013  United States Turkey Ankara, Turkey 2 2013 United States embassy bombing in Ankara
2013  France Libya Tripoli, Libya 0 AQIM Attack
2013 July 25  UAE Libya Tripoli, Libya 0 Rocket-propelled grenade attack.[48]
2013 29 June  Pakistan Libya Tripoli, Libya 2013 attack on Pakistan Embassy in Tripoli
2013 3 August  India Afghanistan Jalalabad, Afghanistan 9 21 [49]
2013 7 August  Pakistan India New Delhi, India 2013 attack on Pakistan Embassy in New Delhi
2013 13 September  United States Afghanistan Herat, Afghanistan 2 20 2013 attack on U.S. consulate in Herat
2013 3 October  Russia Libya Tripoli, Libya 1 [50]
2013 5 November   Vatican City Syria Damascus, Syria [51]
2013 12 November  Russia Poland Warsaw, Poland [52]
2013 19 November  Iran Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon 20+ 50+ Iranian embassy bombings
2014 22 May  India Afghanistan Herat, Afghanistan 2014 attack on Indian consulate in Herat, Afghanistan[53]
2014 14 June  Russia Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine 0 0 Attack following[54] the shot-down of a plane with 49 Ukrainian troops near Luhansk carried out by pro-Russian militants using weapon probably from Russia.[55][56]

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