List of mass car bombings

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This is a list of car bomb attacks (including bombs stowed in vans, trucks, buses etc.) that resulted in at least two deaths.

Mass car bombings (by date)[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Date Country City Deaths Type More Info
October
3
 Syria Aleppo 34 three suicide car bombs Al-Jabiri Square bombings
September
9
 Syria Aleppo 30 car bomb [1]
July
31
 Iraq Baghdad 21 two car bombs [2]
July
23
 Iraq 13 cities 116 suicide bombs, car bombs, shootings
June
13
 Iraq Baghdad, 6 other cities 93 suicide car bombs, shootings
May
19
 Syria Deir ez-Zor 9 car bomb
May
10
 Syria Damascus 55 suicide car bombs
April
30
 Syria Idlib 20 car bombs
April
8
 Nigeria Kaduna 38 suicide car bombs
March
31
 Thailand Yala
Hat Yai
16 car and trucks bombs
March
20
 Iraq Baghdad, 9 other cities 52 car bombs, suicide car bombs, shootings
March
17
 Syria Damascus 27 two car bombs
February
23
 Iraq Baghdad, 14 other cities 83 suicide car bombs, shootings
February
10
 Syria Aleppo 28 suicide car bombs
Main article: 2012 Aleppo bombings
January
27
 Iraq Baghdad 32 suicide car bomb
January
10
 Pakistan Jamrud 30 car bomb
2012 January
5
 Iraq Baghdad
Nasiriyah
73 suicide car/motorcycle bombs, shootings
December
23
 Syria Damascus 44 suicide car bombs
December
22
 Iraq Baghdad 60–72 suicide car bombs
September
25
 Iraq Karbala 25 car bomb, suicide bombings
Main article: 2011 Karbala bombing
October
7–13
 Iraq Baghdad 64 car bombs, suicide bombs, IEDs, shootings
August
16
 Nigeria Abuja 21 suicide car bomb
July
22
 Norway Oslo 8 car bomb, spree shooting
Main article: 2011 Norway attacks
July
5
 Iraq Taji 35 car bomb, IED
Main article: 2011 Taji bombings
June
25
 Afghanistan Logar Province 20–35 suicide car bomb
June
16
 Nigeria Abuja 2–6 suicide car bomb
May
26
 China Fuzhou, Jiangxi 3 suicide car bombs
May
13
 Pakistan Charsadda District 98 suicide car bombs
May
5
 Iraq Al Hillah 24 suicide car bomb
March
9
 Pakistan Peshawar 40 suicide car bomb
March
8
 Pakistan Faisalabad 25 car bomb
January
27
 Iraq Baghdad 48 car bomb
January
24
 Iraq Baghdad
Karbala
27 car bombs, roadside bombs
2011 January
18–20
 Iraq Baqubah, Karbala, Tikrit 137 car bombs, suicide car bombs, shooting
December
6
 Pakistan Ghalanai 50 suicide car bombs
November
11
 Pakistan Karachi 18 suicide car bombs, grenades, shootings
November
2
 Iraq Baghdad 57–62 car bombs, roadside bombs
October
1
 Nigeria Abuja 12 two car bombs
September
19
 Iraq Baghdad 31 car bombs, remote bomb
August
17
 Iraq Baghdad 69 truck bomb, suicide bomb
June
20
 Iraq Baghdad 26 two suicide car bombs
May
10
 Iraq Baghdad, 8 other cities. 100 suicide car bombs, shootings
April
23–24
 Iraq Baghdad 85 car bombs
April
5
 Pakistan Peshawar 50 suicide car bombs
April
4
 Iraq Baghdad 42 car bombs
March
18
 Afghanistan Kabul 18 suicide car bomb
March
12
 Pakistan Lahore 72 suicide car bombs
March
3
 Iraq Baqubah 33 suicide car bombs
Main article: 2010 Baqubah bombings
February
10
 Pakistan Khyber Agency 19 suicide car bomb
January
25
 Iraq Baghdad 41 three suicide car bombs
2010 January
1
 Pakistan Shah Hasan Khel 105 suicde car bomb

2000s[edit]

Year Date Country City Deaths Type More Info
December
18
 Pakistan Timergara 12 suicide car bomb
December
15
 Pakistan Dera Ghazi Khan 33 car bomb
December
8
 Iraq Baghdad 127 suicide car bombs
November
19
 Pakistan Peshawar 10 car bomb
November
2
 Pakistan Rawalpindi 35 motorcycle bomb
October
28
 Pakistan Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province 92 car bomb
October
25
 Iraq Baghdad 155 car bombs (2)
October
12
 Pakistan Shangla District, Swat Valley 41 suicide car bomb against military vehicle
Main article: 2009 in Pakistan
October
11
 Iraq Ramadi, Anbar Province 26 coordinated car bombs (3), including one suicide car bomb
Main article: 2009 in Iraq
October
9
 Pakistan Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province 48 car bomb
October
8
 Afghanistan Kabul 17 suicide car bomb
September
17
 Somalia Mogadishu 21 car bombs (2)
August
25
 Afghanistan Kandahar 43 car bomb
August
15
 Afghanistan Kabul 7 suicide car bomb, attempted assassination
August
19
 Iraq Baghdad 101 car and truck bombs
July
4–5, 7
 Philippines Mindanao 8 bombs, car bomb
June
30
 Iraq Kirkuk 40 suicide car bomb
Main article: 2009 Kirkuk bombing
June
24
 Iraq Baghdad 65 motorcycle bomb
June
20
 Iraq Taza 80 truck bomb
June
18
 Somalia Beledweyne 35 car bomb
June
10
 Iraq Al Batha 30 car bomb
June
9
 Pakistan Peshawar 17 car bomb
May
27
 Pakistan Lahore 30 car bomb, shooting
Main article: 2009 Lahore bombing
May
20
 Iraq Baghdad 38 car bomb
April
29
 Iraq Baghdad 52 car bombs (2)
April
6
 Iraq Baghdad 37 car bombs (6)
Feb.
22
 Somalia Mogadishu 11 car bomb
2009 Jan.
24
 Somalia Mogadishu 15 car bomb
Dec.
28
 Pakistan Buner District 36 car bomb [3]
Dec.
5
 Pakistan Peshawar 29 car bomb
Nov.
6
 Pakistan Bajaur Agency 22 car bomb [4]
Oct.
29
 Somalia Bosaso and Hargeisa 30 car bombs (5)
Oct.
10
 Pakistan Orakzai Agency 110 car bomb
September
29
 Lebanon Tripoli 7 car bomb
September
28
 Iraq Baghdad 32 bombs, car bombs
September
27
 Syria Damascus 17 car bomb
September
20
 Pakistan Islamabad 60 truck bomb
September
12
 Iraq Dujail 32 car bomb
Main article: 2008 Dujail bombing
September
6
 Pakistan 20 km from Peshawar 30 car bomb
Aug.
23
 Pakistan Swat 20 suicide car bomb
Aug.
19
 Algeria Issers 44 car bomb
Main article: 2008 Issers bombing
July
7
 Afghanistan Kabul 58 car bomb
June
17
 Iraq Baghdad 65 car bomb
June
2
 Pakistan Islamabad 6–8 car bomb
May
2
 Yemen Sa'dah 15 car bomb
April
15
 Iraq Baquba 53 car bomb
Febr.
18
 Afghanistan Spin Boldak 38 suicide car bomb
Main article: Spin Boldak bombing
Febr.
16
 Pakistan Parachinar 47 car bomb

The attack left at least 47 people dead and 150 injured

2008 Febr.
10
 Iraq Balad 33 car bomb
Main article: 2008 Balad bombing
Dec.
13
 Iraq Amarah 46 3 car bombs
Dec.
12
 Iraq Amarah 46 car bombs (3)
Dec.
11
 Algeria Algiers 31 suicide car bombs (2)
Dec.
9
 Pakistan Matta, Swat District, 10 car bomb [5]
Nov.
24
 Pakistan Rawalpindi 35 car bombs (2) .[6]
September
8
 Algeria Dellys 30 car bomb
Main article: 2007 Dellys bombing
Aug.
14
 Iraq Yazidi compounds in Kahtaniya 796 truck bombs (4)
Aug.
1
 Iraq Baghdad 74 truck bomb, car bombs (2)
July
26
 Iraq Baghdad 92 car bomb
July
25
 Iraq Baghdad 50 car bombs (2)
July
19
 Iraq Baghdad 87 car bomb
July
19
 Pakistan Hub 30 car bomb
July
16
 Iraq Kirkuk 86 car bombs (3)
Main article: 2007 Kirkuk bombings
July
15
 Pakistan Matta, Swat District, 17 car bomb (2) 11 policeofficers among the dead. 47 wounded.[7]
July
14
 Pakistan Miranshah 23 car bomb At least 23 paramilitary troops died and 27 others injured [8]
July
7
 Iraq Armili 156 truck bomb
Main article: 2007 Amirli bombing
June
19
 Iraq Baghdad 75 car bomb
June
17
 Afghanistan Kabul 35 car bomb
May
13
 Iraq Makhmour 50 suicide truck bomb
Main article: 2007 Makhmour bombing
May
6
 Iraq Baghdad 35 car bomb
April
28
 Iraq Karbala 68 car bomb
April
18
 Iraq Baghdad 198 car bombs (4)
April
14
 Iraq Karbala 65 car bomb
April
11
 Algeria Algiers 33 car bombs (2)
March
29
 Iraq Khalis 47 car bombs (3)
March
27
 Iraq Tal Afar 152 truck bombs (2)
Febr.
18
 Iraq Baghdad 62 car bombs (2)
Febr.
14
 Iran Zahedan 18 car bomb
Main article: 2007 Zahedan bombings
Febr.
12
 Iraq Baghdad 79 car bombs (3)
Febr.
3
 Iraq Baghdad 135 truck bomb
Jan.
22
 Iraq Baghdad 88 car bombs (2)
2007 Jan.
16
 Iraq Baghdad 70 suicide car bombs, school bombings
December
30
 Spain Madrid 2 van bomb
Dec.
12
 Iraq Baghdad 71 minibus bomb, car bomb
Dec.
2
 Iraq Baghdad 51 car bombs (3)
Nov.
23
 Iraq Sadr City 215 car bombs (6)
Oct.
16
 Sri Lanka Digampathana 100 truck bomb
Aug.
3
 Afghanistan Panjwayi 21 car bomb
July
1
 Iraq Sadr City 66 car bomb
2006 March
12
 Iraq Sadr City 58 car bombs (2)
Nov.
19
 Iraq Abu Sayda 50 car bomb
Nov.
18
 Iraq Khanaqin 74 suicide car bombs
September
29
 Iraq Balad 102 car bombs (3)
Main article: 2005 Balad bombings
September
14
 Iraq Baghdad 114 car bomb
Aug.
17
 Iraq Baghdad 43 car bombs (3)
July
23
 Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh 88 car bombs (2)
July
16
 Iraq Mussayib 98 truck bomb
Main article: 2005 Musayyib bombing
Febr.
28
 Iraq Hilla 125 car bomb
2005 Febr.
14
 Lebanon Beirut 22 truck bomb
Dec.
19
 Iraq Karbala and Najaf 67 car bombs (2)
Oct.
7
 Egypt Hilton Taba, Taba 31 truck bomb
Oct.
7
 Pakistan Multan 40 car bomb
September
30
 Iraq Baghdad 41 car bombs (3)
September
14
 Iraq Police station, Baghdad 47 car bomb
September
9
 Indonesia Australian Embassy, Jakarta 9 van bomb
July
28
 Iraq Police station, Baquba 68 suicide car bomb
Main article: 2004 Baqubah bombing
June
24
 Iraq Police stations, Mosul 62 car bombs (5)
June
18
 Iraq Baghdad 35 suicide car bomb
June
17
 Iraq Iraqi army recruitment center, Baghdad 35 car bomb
May
15
 Iraq Mosul 62 car bombs
Main article: 2004 Mosul bombings
May
13
 Iraq Karbala, Najaf 67 suicide car bombs
April
21
 Iraq Police stations, Basra 74 car bombs (4)
March
2
 Iraq Karbala
Baghdad
178 suicide car bombs
Main article: Iraq Ashura bombings
Febr.
11
 Iraq Iraqi Army facility, Baghdad 47 car bomb
Febr.
10
 Iraq Police Station, Iskandariya 53 truck bomb
2004 Jan.
18
 Iraq Coalition Headquarters, Baghdad 31 truck bomb
Dec.
27
 Iraq Coalition targets, Karbala 19 car bombs (4)
Main article: 2003 Karbala bombings
Dec.
25
 Pakistan Rawalpindi 14 truck bombs Targeted Pervez Musharraf
Nov.
20
 Turkey British targets, Istanbul 32 truck bombs
Nov.
15
 Turkey Two synagogues, Istanbul 31 truck bombs
Nov.
12
 Iraq Italian Military HQ in Nasiriyah 33 truck bomb
Nov.
8
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh 18 truck bomb
Oct.
27
 Iraq Baghdad 35 car bombs (4)
Aug.
29
 Iraq Imam Ali Mosque, Najaf 85 car bomb
Aug.
25
 India Mumbai 52 car bombs (2)
Aug.
19
 Iraq United Nations Iraqi Headquarters, Baghdad 22 truck bomb
Main article: Canal Hotel bombing
Aug.
7
 Iraq Jordanian Embassy, Baghdad 19 truck bomb
Aug.
5
 Indonesia Jakarta 12 car bomb
Aug.
1
 Russia Mozdok, North Ossetia–Alania 50 truck bomb
May
12
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh 35 car bombs (4)
May
12
 Russia Znamenskoye, Chechnya 59 truck bomb
2003 Febr.
7
 Colombia Bogotá 36 car bomb
Dec.
27
 Russia Government buildings, Grozny, Chechnya 72 truck bombs
Nov.
28
 Kenya Hotel in Mombasa 13 car bomb
Main article: 2002 Mombasa attacks
Oct.
21
 Israel Bus near Hadera 14 car bomb
Oct.
12
 Indonesia Bali 202 car bomb
September
5
 Afghanistan Kabul 30 car bomb
Main article: 2002 Kabul bombing
June
14
 Pakistan US consulate, Karachi 12 truck bomb
June
5
 Israel Megiddo Junction 17 car bomb
May
8
 Pakistan Karachi 14 car bomb
April
11
 Tunisia Synagogue, Djerba 21 truck bomb
April
7
 Colombia Villavicencio 12 car bomb
2002 March
21
 Peru U.S. Embassy, Lima 9 car bomb
December
1
 Israel Jerusalem 11 suicide car bomb
Oct.
1
 India Assembly Building, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 38 car bomb
June
19
 Russia Gudermes, Chechnya 12 car bombs (3)
2001 March
24
 Russia Mineralnye Vody, Stavropol Krai 19 car bomb
August
1
 Indonesia Central Jakarta 2 car bomb
2000 July
3
 Russia Grozny, Chechnya 25 truck bomb

1990s[edit]

Year Date Country City Deaths Type More Info
September
4
 Russia Russian military apartment, Buinaksk, Dagestan 64 car bomb
1999 February
16
 Uzbekistan Tashkent 16 6 car bombs
September
5
 Russia Apartment, Makhachkala, Dagestan 17 car bomb
Aug.
15
 United Kingdom Omagh, Northern Ireland 29 car bomb
Main article: Omagh bombing
Aug.
7
 Kenya
 Tanzania
Nairobi and Dar es Salaam 224 car bombs (2)
March
5
 Sri Lanka Street, Colombo 36 mini-bus bomb
1998 February
14
 India Coimbatore 46 car bombs
Nov.
19
 India Hyderabad 23 car bomb
1997 Oct.
15
 Sri Lanka World Trade Center, Colombo 18 truck bomb
June
25
 Saudi Arabia Khobar Towers, Khobar (near Dhahran) 20 fuel truck bomb
Main article: Khobar Towers bombing
Febr.
9
 United Kingdom Docklands, London 2 truck bomb
1996 Jan.
31
 Sri Lanka Central Bank, Colombo 90 truck bomb
Main article: Central Bank Bombing
Dec.
21
 Pakistan Peshawar 45 car bomb
Nov.
19
 Pakistan Egyptian embassy in Islamabad 15 truck bomb
Nov.
13
 Saudi Arabia U.S. military headquarters in Riyadh 7 car bomb
Febr.
27
 Iraq Zakho 76 car bomb [9]
1995 Jan.
30
 Algeria Algiers 42 car bomb [10]
April
19
 USA Federal building, Oklahoma City 168 truck bomb
Main article: Oklahoma City bombing
July
18
 Argentina Jewish center, Buenos Aires 85 car bomb
Main article: 1994 AMIA bombing
1994 April
6
 Israel Afula 8 car bomb
June
21
 Spain Madrid 7 car bomb
April
24
 United Kingdom London 1 truck bomb
Main article: Bishopsgate bombing
May
27
 Italy Uffizi Gallery, Florence 6 car bomb
March
12
 India Mumbai 257 car bombs
Main article: 1993 Bombay bombings
Febr.
26
 USA World Trade Center, New York City 6 truck bomb
1993 Jan.
30
 Colombia Bogotá 20 car bomb [11]
July
16
 Peru Lima 24 car bombs (2)
Main article: Tarata bombing
April
10
 United Kingdom Baltic Exchange, London 3 truck bomb
1992 March
17
 Argentina Israeli Embassy, Buenos Aires 29 car bomb
May
29
 Spain Vic 9 car bomb
Main article: 1991 Vic bombing
1991 March
2
 Sri Lanka Colombo 19 remote control car bomb
1990 May
12
 Colombia Bogotá and Cali 26 car bombs (2) [12]

1980s[edit]

Year Date Country City Deaths Type More info
Dec.
6
 Colombia Bogotá 52 truck bomb
Main article: DAS Building bombing
Nov.
22
 Lebanon Beirut 24 car bomb
1989 April
14
 Sri Lanka Trincomalee 38 car bomb
July
8
 Afghanistan Jalalabad 31 truck bomb [13]
April
23
 Lebanon Tripoli 60 truck bomb
April
14
 Italy USO Club, Naples 5 car bomb [14]
1988 Feb.
17
 South Africa Oshakati, South-West Africa 27 car bomb
Dec.
11
 Spain Zaragoza 11 car bomb
Oct.
8
 Afghanistan Kabul 27 car bomb [15]
July
14
 Pakistan Karachi 72 car bombs (2) [16]
July
5
 Sri Lanka Army camp, Jaffna 40 truck bomb
Main article: Vallipuram Vasanthan
June
19
 Spain Barcelona 21 car bomb
Main article: 1987 Hipercor bombing
1987 April
21
 Sri Lanka Colombo 106 car bomb
Aug.
19
 Iran Tehran 20 car bomb [17]
July
14
 Spain Madrid 12 car bomb
March
27
 Australia Victoria Police HQ, Melbourne 1 car bomb
1986 March
17
 Syria Military compound, Damascus 60 truck bomb [18]
Aug.
17
 Lebanon Market, Beirut 55 car bomb
May
22
 Lebanon Beirut 50 car bomb
1985 March
8
 Lebanon Beirut 80 car bomb
Aug.
8
 West Germany Rhein-Main Air Base, Frankfurt 2 car bomb
1984 September
20
 Lebanon U.S. embassy in Beirut 23 car bomb
Dec.
21
 Lebanon French Army building, Beirut 15 truck bomb
Dec.
17
 England London 6 car bomb
Main article: Harrods bombing
Dec.
12
 Kuwait U.S. and French embassies, Kuwait City 6 truck bombs
Main article: 1983 Kuwait bombings
Nov. 4  Lebanon Israeli Army HQ, Tyre 60 truck bomb
Oct.
23
 Lebanon United States Marines and French Paratroop barracks, Beirut 305 truck bombs
May
20
 South Africa Church Street, Pretoria 20 car bomb
Main article: Church Street bombing
April
18
 Lebanon U.S. Embassy, Beirut 63 car bomb
1983 Jan.
28
 Lebanon Palestine Liberation Organisation building, Beirut 45 car bomb
Nov.
11
 Lebanon Israeli military HQ, Tyre 102 car bomb
Oct.
1
 Iran Central Square, Tehran 60 truck bomb [19]
Aug.
1
 Iraq Baghdad 20 car bomb [20]
July
20
 United Kingdom Hyde Park parade, London 4 car bomb
1982 May
24
 Lebanon French embassy, Beirut 14 car bomb [21]
Dec.
15
 Lebanon Iraqi embassy, Beirut 61 car bomb [22]
Nov.
29
 Syria Damascus 64 car bomb [23]
1981 Oct.
1
 Lebanon Palestine Liberation Organisation office, Beirut 83 car bomb

1970s[edit]

Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Country Place Deaths Type Perpetrator,
actual or suspected
Source/Article
1978/02/08  United Kingdom Maghera, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Provisional IRA [24]
1977/04/20  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [25]
1976/08/21  United States Washington, D.C. 2 car bomb DINA Washington D.C. bombing
1976/08/16  United Kingdom Keady, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [26][27]
1976/03/17  United Kingdom Dungannon, Northern Ireland 4 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [26]
1975/12/19  Ireland Dundalk 2 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [25]
1974/05/17  Ireland Dublin
Monaghan
33 car bombs (4) Ulster Volunteer Force Dublin and Monaghan bombings
1974/01/11  United Kingdom Derry, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Official IRA [28]
1973/06/12  United Kingdom Coleraine, Northern Ireland 6 car bomb Provisional IRA 1973 Coleraine bombings[29]
1973/05/17  United Kingdom Omagh, Northern Ireland 5 car bomb Provisional IRA [29]
1973/01/14  United Kingdom Derry, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Provisional IRA [29]
1972/12/28  Ireland Belturbet 2 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [28][30]
1972/12/01  Ireland Dublin 2 car bombs (2) Ulster Volunteer Force [28]
1972/10/31  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Ulster Defence Association Benny's Bar bombing
1972/09/30  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [28]
1972/09/14  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 3 car bomb Ulster Volunteer Force [28]
1972/08/26  United Kingdom Enniskillen, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Provisional IRA [28]
1972/07/31  United Kingdom Claudy, Northern Ireland 9 car bombs (3) Claudy bombing
1972/07/21  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 9 car bombs (22) Provisional IRA Bloody Friday (1972)
1972/05/24  West Germany United States Army base, Heidelberg 3 car bomb Red Army Faction List of attacks attributed to the RAF
1972/05/11  West Germany United States Army base, Frankfurt 1 car bomb Red Army Faction List of attacks attributed to the RAF
1972/03/20  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 7 car bomb Provisional IRA 1972 Donegall Street bombing
1972/03/15  United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland 2 car bomb Provisional IRA [28]
1972/02/22  United Kingdom British Army base, Aldershot, England 7 car bomb Official IRA Aldershot bombing (1972)
1970/08/24  United States University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 1 truck bomb Karleton Armstrong, Dwight Armstrong, David Fine, Leo Burt Sterling Hall bombing

1900–1969[edit]

Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Country Place Deaths Type Perpetrator/
Suspected perpetrator
Article/Source
1965/03/30  South Vietnam US Embassy, Saigon 21 car bomb [31]
1962/05/02  Algeria Algiers 62 car bomb [32]
1948/03/11  British Mandate for Palestine Jewish Agency, Jerusalem 11 car bomb
1948/03/02  British Mandate for Palestine Office building, Haifa 14 truck bomb
1948/02/22  British Mandate for Palestine Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem 52–80 truck bombs (2) Ben Yehuda Street Bombing
1948/01/04  British Mandate for Palestine Jaffa 18 truck bomb
1947/04/25  British Mandate for Palestine Sarona police compound, Tel Aviv 5 truck bomb
1947/01/12  British Mandate for Palestine Haifa 4 truck bomb
1927/05/18  United States Bath Township, Michigan 5 suicide car bomb Andrew Kehoe Bath School disaster
1920/09/16  United States Wall Street, New York 38 wagon bomb Wall Street bombing

| British Mandate for Palestine {List of Irgun bombs/attacks} 1937-1948[33]

Assassinations by car bombings[edit]

Date Country Place Type Target Perpetrator/
Suspected perpetrator
2005/12/12  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) Gebran Tueni, lawmaker Strugglers for the Unity and Freedom of al-Sham
2005/06/28  Iraq Baghdad suicide car bomb Dhari Ali al-Fayadh, Iraqi politician Al-Qaeda in Iraq
2005/06/21  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) George Hawi, former Lebanese Communist Party head
2005/06/02  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) Samir Kassir, journalist
2005/02/14  Lebanon Beirut suicide truck bomb Rafic Hariri, former Lebanese Prime Minister (with 20 others)
2004/05/17  Iraq Baghdad suicide car bomb Ezzedine Salim, Iraqi Governing Council leader Al-Qaeda in Iraq
2004/02/13  Qatar Doha car bomb (remote) Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, former President of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria
2003/11/20  Turkey Istanbul suicide truck bomb Roger Short, British Consul-General (with 27 others)
2003/08/29  Iraq Najaf car bomb (remote) Ayatollah Mohammed Baqr al-Hakim, Iraqi cleric (with 84 others)
2003/08/19  Iraq Baghdad suicide truck bomb Sérgio Vieira de Mello, United Nations special representative (with 22 others) Al-Qaeda in Iraq
2002/05/20  Lebanon Beirut unknown Mohammed Jihad Ahmed Jibril, son of PFLP-GC leader Ahmed Jibril
2002/01/24  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) Elie Hobeika, Phalangist militia leader
2000/02/22  Spain Vitoria car bomb (remote) Fernando Buesa, Basque Socialist Party leader ETA
1999/10/21  Turkey Ankara car bomb (tilt-based) Ahmet Taner Kışlalı, prominent Turkish intellectual, lawyer, politician
1999/03/15  United Kingdom Lurgan, Northern Ireland car bomb (tilt-based) Rosemary Nelson, Irish human rights lawer Red Hand Defenders
1996/11/01  United States Tucson, Arizona car bomb (remote) Gary Triano, Businessman
1992/05/23  Italy Capaci, Sicily car bomb (remote) Giovanni Falcone, Italian judge (with 4 others) Italian Mafia
1990/07/30  United Kingdom Hankham, England car bomb (remote) Ian Gow, Conservative MP Provisional IRA
1989/11/22  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) Rene Moawad, President of Lebanon (with 23 others)
1989/05/16  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) Hassan Khaled, Lebanese spiritual leader (with 21 others)
1988/06/28  Greece Athens car bomb (remote) William Nordeen, United States diplomat Revolutionary Organization 17 November
1987/12/22  United Kingdom Lisburn, Northern Ireland car bomb John McMichael, Ulster Defence Association leader Provisional IRA
1987/04/27  United Kingdom County Armagh, Northern Ireland car bomb (remote) Sir Maurice and Lady Gibson Provisional IRA
1979/03/30  United Kingdom Palace of Westminster car bomb (tilt-based) Airey Neave, Conservative MP Irish National Liberation Army
1979/01/22  Lebanon Beirut car bomb (remote) Ali Hassan Salameh, Black September leader Mossad
1976/09/21  United States Washington, D.C. unknown Orlando Letelier, Chilean exile
1976/06/02  United States Phoenix, Arizona car bomb (remote) Don Bolles, investigative reporter
1974/09/30  Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina car bomb (remote) Carlos Prats, Former Chilean army commander
1928/12/04  United States Saint Paul, Minnesota unknown "Dapper" Danny Hogan, "Irish Mob" boss

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "(The Daily Star)". The Daily Star Newspaper - Lebanon. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
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