List of terrorist incidents in March 2016

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This is a timeline of terrorist incidents which took place in March 2016, including attacks by violent non-state actors for political motives.

List guidelines[edit]

  • 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 have died.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Total Incidents: 112

Date Type Dead Injured Location Details Perpetrator Part of
1 Shooting, melee attack 2 0 Arish, Sinai, Egypt One civilian was beheaded and his 17-year-old son run shot in the north of Egypt's Sinai. No group claimed responsibility, but Islamic State affiliated Wilayat Sayna is suspected.[1] Wilayat Sayna (suspected) Sinai Insurgency
1 Land mine 0 6 near Kidal, Mali Six peacekeepers were wounded, two seriously, when their vehicle hit a mine in north-eastern near Kidal, Mali placed by terrorists.[2] Unknown Northern Mali conflict
1 Shelling 0 4 Latakia Governorate, Syria Assailants fired mortars at foreign journalists near Kinsibba, Lattakia governorate, Syria. At least four people were injured in the incident. This was one of two projectile attacks near Kinsibba on the same day. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incidents to Al-Nusrah Front.[3] Al-Nusrah Front (suspected) Syrian Civil war
2 Bombing 5 8 Alamada, Somalia an al-shabbab bomb produces five dead bodies. Al-Shabbab War in Somalia
2 Melee attack 0 (+2) 1 Eli, West Bank Two Palestinians infiltrated a settlement and were shot dead[4] Palestinian lone wolves Israeli–Palestinian conflict
2 Suicide bombing, bomb and shooting 3 (+5) 19 Jalalabad, Afghanistan A suicide bomber first detonated near the Indian consulate. Then four accomplices broke into the consulate complex and traded gunfire with security forces before being slaughtered Explosions and gun shots killed three people in the city of Jalalabad, in eastern Afghanistan, near the Indian Consulate, a district that houses several diplomatic missions. This new attack against Indian interests was not claimed immediately.[5] Unknown War in Afghanistan
2 Car bomb 18 Unknown Quneitra, Syria A suicide car bomb killed 18 rebels of the Syrian Revolutionary Front, a member of the Free Syrian Army in the province of Quneitra;[6] Islamic State (suspected) Syrian Civil War
2 Melee attack 0 2 Har Bracha, West Bank Two Israeli soldiers were injured in a stabbing attack in Har Bracha near Nablus in the northern West Bank.[7] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
2 Shooting 1 0 Yala, Thailand A Muslim employee of a rubber plantation in Yala, was shot by Islamist militants on a motorbike.[8] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
2 Shooting 3 0 Narathiwat, Thailand Two rangers and an employee of a rubber plantation were killed by Islamist militants on a motorbike in the Narathiwat Province.[8] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
3 Shooting 0 (+2) 1 Istanbul, Turkey Two women opened fire on a police station in the suburbs of Istanbul. Police fired back and wounded one of the women before the two fled. Police later cornered the two women and killed them both in a raid. A police officer was also wounded in the raid.[9] DHKP-C DHKP/C insurgency in Turkey
3 Melee attack 0 1 Al-Auja, West Bank A Palestinian teenager attacked with a knife an Israeli policeman in the Jordan Valley, before being arrested. The police officer was wounded in the shoulder.[10] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
4 Vehicular attack 0 (+1) 1 Gush Etzion Junction, West Bank A Palestinian girl wounded an Israeli soldier in an vehicular attack in the West Bank. It accelerated on three soldiers. She was shot by soldiers.[11] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
4 Bomb 1 0 Belfast, United Kingdom A Prison Officer was badly wounded when a booby-trap bomb exploded under his van on Hillsborough Drive, East Belfast. The RIRA claimed responsibility but referred to themselves as the New IRA and said it was a response to the alleged mistreatment of republican prisoners at Maghaberry Prison. It added that the officer was targeted because he trained Prison Officers at Maghaberry. The Prison Officer later died from result of the attack.[12][13][14] New IRA Dissident Irish Republican campaign
4 Car bomb, rocket attack 2 35 Nusaybin, Turkey Two policemen were killed and 35 people injured in the explosion of a car bomb and in a rocket attack in the Mardin Province in southeastern Turkey. The attack occurred in the town of Nusaybin, near the Syrian border. The operation was not claimed immediately, but it would be the fact of fighters Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), according to Turkish security services.[15] PKK (suspected) Kurdish–Turkish conflict
4 Shooting 15 0 Aden, Yemen Four armed men entered the home of the Catholic Congregation of the Missionaries of Charity after killing a guard. They tied the hands of people who were inside the building and then have them slaughtered. According to security officials, the victims are four foreign religious — two Rwandan, a Kenyan and an Indian — and eleven employees.[16] Islamic State (suspected) Yemeni Civil War
5 Executed 132 0 Mosul, Iraq one-hundred and thirty-two people are executed by a Sharia court. Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
6 Bomb, shooting 3 0 Sheikh Zuweid, Egypt Two members of the security forces and a paramedic were killed in the strafing of the ambulance carrying the first two security forces, wounded in a bombing in the Egyptian Sinai.[17] Wilayat Sayna (suspected) Sinai Insurgency
6 Suicide truck bombing 61 (+1) 95 Hillah, Iraq A suicide bomber kills at least 60 people and wounds 70 others after ramming his explosives-laden truck into a security checkpoint at one of entrances to the Iraqi city of Hillah, south of Baghdad.[18] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
6 Bombing 1 17 Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala A bomb was registered on public transport buses in Guatemala City on March 6, causing an explosive device that left 1 dead and 200 injured, the terrorist attack was classified as that type by the government.[19] Unknown
6 Attack 14 Unknown Aleppo, Syria Terrorist attack left 14 people dead in Aleppo.[20] Unknown Syrian Civil War
6 Attack 2 2 Kabul, Afghanistan Unidentified individuals attacked a Turkish shop. Two Turks were killed at the scene, while the owner and one Turk were injured.[21] Unknown War in Afghanistan
7 Shooting 10 (+1) 30 Charsadda, Pakistan At least eight people including three police constables were killed and 14 others were injured in a suicide blast in the premises of a local court in Charsadda district in Pakistan's troubled northwest[22] Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan War in North-West Pakistan
7 Clashes, raid 17 (+36) Unknown (+6) Ben Guerdane, Tunisia Battle of Ben Guerdane: Attackers from Libya attacked a barracks in Ben Guerdane. They killed 7 civilians and 10 soldiers. 36 attackers were killed by the army.[23] The attacks came shortly after a number of raids on ISIS fighters in Libya and lead Tunisia to close its border with Libya.[24] Islamic State Second Libyan Civil War
7 Bomb, shooting 2 0 Arish, Egypt Two Egyptian policemen were killed in a bomb explosion in passing their armored vehicle in northern Sinai Peninsula.[25] Wilayat Sayna (suspected) Sinai Insurgency
7 Bombing 0 6 Beledweyne, Somalia Six people, including two police officers, were wounded by a laptop bomb at an airport checkpoint in Beledweyne. Two other devices were defused, one of which was hidden a printer.[26] al-Shabaab War in Somalia
8 Melee attack 1 1 Paysandú, Uruguay An Uruguayan businessman named Carlos Peralta stabbed the head of the Jewish community in Paysandú to death.[27] Perlata said "Allah was responsible for his actions", implying it was religiously motivated.[28] Carlos Peralta (lone wolf)
8 Melee attack 0 (+1) 1 Petah Tikwa, Israel A Palestinian assailant followed a man an ultra-Orthodox person into a shop in Petah Tikwa and stabbed him from behind. The stabbed man pulled out the knife, and stabbed back the Palestinian. The terrorist later died of his wounds.[29] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
8 Shooting 0 (+1) 2 Jerusalem, Israel A Palestinian from Isawiya at Israeli police officers near the Old City, wounding one of them. During a pursuit the assailant wounded another policeman and was shot dead by other forces.[30] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
8 Melee attack 1 (+1) 11 Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel 2016 Tel Aviv knife attack: A Palestinian man from Qalqilya stabbed three people at the Jaffa Port and then stabbed others near a restaurant in Charles Clore Park. One American tourist was killed and nine others were wounded. The assailant was shot dead by policemen.[31] US Vice President Joe Biden was at a visit, one mile (1.6 km) from the incident. Bashar Massalha
(Palestinian lone wolf)
Israeli–Palestinian conflict
8 Car bomb 4 (+1) Unknown Mogadishu, Somalia A suicide bomber blew himself in a car on a cafe near a police academy building in Mogadishu. Three policemen and one civilian were killed. al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacking.[32][33] al-Shabaab War in Somalia
9 Attack 3 0 Libya Militants killed three Libyan guards in a checkpoint between Sirte and Misrata. No group claimed responsibility but Islamic State is suspected.[34] Islamic State (suspected) Second Libyan Civil War
9 Shooting 3 (+7) 0 Gereshk, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked government offices in Gereshk in the southern Helmand Province of Afghanistan. At least three Afghan security personnel and seven militants were killed. Unknown number of civilians were caught in the fire. Taliban claimed responsibility of the attack.[35] Taliban War in Afghanistan
9 Chemical attack 3 800+ Taza Khurmatu, Iraq An Iraqi child of three years old hospitalized after a chemical attack attributed to Islamic State is dead. She was one of dozens of people hospitalized.[36][37] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
9 Shooting 3 0 Si Sakhon, Thailand A Muslim man was found shot dead by Islamist Militants in his car in Si Sakhon. Two others were shot and injured later that evening at their home in the province.[38] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
10 Bombing 2 5 Chanae, Thailand Two soldiers were killed and two others injured in a bomb blast. The bomb exploded in Chanae district, Narathiwat province. After the bomb was remotely detonated as the convoy rolled past.[38] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
10 Shooting 1 0 Diyarbakir, Turkey A Turkish soldier succumbed to his wounds on March 10 after sustaining injuries in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in southeastern Diyarbakır's Sur district last month.[39] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
10 Shooting 1 1 North Darfur, Sudan A unidentified gunmen killed a South African soldier and a wounded another in an ambush on a patrol of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in North Darfur.[40] Unknown War in Darfur
11 Shooting 0 1 Jerusalem, Israel One person was injured in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem on in the front of the Jaffa Gate.[41] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
11 Shooting 0 2 Near Beitunia, West Bank Two people were wounded in a shooting attack in the central West Bank on Friday night, along Route 443 close to Beit Horon, around 14 miles from Jerusalem. The shooter, who opened fire from a passing car, fled the scene, seemingly in the direction of the nearby town of Beitunia.[42] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
12 Attack 2 (+6) 0 Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo Two guards of the Virunga National Park were killed by militiamen Mai-Mai with the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda.[43] Mai-Mai with FDLR Kivu conflict
13 Shooting, bombing 0 7 Narathiwat, Thailand At least seven rangers were injured when Muslim insurgents launched three simultaneous attacks against troops and police in Narathiwat. In the first attack, four insurgents on two motorcycles fired at a unit of policemen guarding the Joh I Rong district railway station at 4 pm. The insurgents also fired an M79 grenade against police and rangers that pursued them but no one was injured in the two firings. In the second attack, about ten insurgents fired M79 grenades at a post of rangers near the Joh I Rong Hospital, injuring seven rangers. In the third attack, insurgents detonated a homemade bomb on a roadside in Yaning village of Tambon Juab. No one was injured.[44] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
13 Shooting 19 (+3) 33 Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast 2016 Grand-Bassam shootings: Gunmen attacked two hotels at a beach resort popular with Western tourists. Witnesses say the gunmen were shouting "Allahu akbar" during the gunfire. 18 people were killed, including four European nationals (all French).[45][46] AQIM Insurgency in the Maghreb
13 Car bombing, shooting 37 (+1) 125 Ankara, Turkey March 2016 Ankara bombing: A car bombing in the Kizilay area of Ankara killed at least 34 people and wounded at least 125. The bombing caused several vehicles to catch on fire and gunfire was heard after the blast.[47] Kurdistan Freedom Falcons Kurdish–Turkish conflict
14 Bombing 0 3 Narathiwat, Thailand Three bombs exploded in Narathiwat, one injuring two soldiers and another wounding a defence volunteer.[48] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
14 Vehicular attack, shooting 0 (+3) 3 Kiryat Arba, West Bank Two assailants opened fire at pedestrians waiting at a bus stop at the entrance of Kiryat Arba (near Hebron). Forces guarding the area responded and shot the assailants, resulting in their deaths,". Moments later, in an additional attack, a vehicle rammed into a military vehicle responding at the scene. Forces responded to the immediate danger and shot the assailant, resulting in his death. The army said a soldier was wounded in the shooting attack, and two others lightly wounded in the car-ramming.[49] Palestinian lone wolves Israeli–Palestinian conflict
14 Stabbing 0 2 Toronto, Canada Two Canadian soldiers were stabbed at a recruiting station in Toronto by a 27-year-old Canadian citizen shouting praises for Allah. After being arrested, he claimed Allah had sent him to kill soldiers.[50] Ayanle Hassan Ali Terrorism in Canada
15 Shooting 1 0 West Darfur, Sudan A Chadian military commander was killed while on patrol in Al-Duh area,3 km west of Baida.[51] Unknown War in Darfur
15 Assassination 1 0 Jhenaidah District, Bangladesh ISIS murdered a man who they believed to be a Shiite preacher in Jhenaidah.[52] Islamic State Internal conflict in Bangladesh
15 Bombing, Rocket attack 0 2 Masbate, Philippines 11 bomb explosions also rocked the politically tense province of Masbate, wounding two policemen.

[53]

New People's Army CPP–NPA–NDF rebellion
16 Bombing 15 25 Peshawar, Pakistan 2016 Peshawar bus bombing: A bomb detonates in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 25.[54] Unknown War in North-West Pakistan
16 Suicide bombings 22 18 Maiduguri, Nigeria 2016 Maiduguri suicide bombings: Two female suicide bombers detonate their explosives at a mosque during morning prayer on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing 22 and injuring 18.[55] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
16 Shooting 3 (+Unknown) Unknown Dolbel, Niger Gunmen shot dead three policemen in a market in Dolbel near the border with Burkina Faso.[56] AQIM Insurgency in the Maghreb
16 Suicide bombings 1 (+4) 2 Bosso, Niger Near the border with Nigeria, four suicide bombers attacked a military convoy, killing the local military commander and injuring two others[56] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
16 Shootings 2 0 Bururi and Makamba, Burundi Two Burundi officials were slain in shootings on Tuesday night because of their support for president Pierre Nkurunziza.[57] Unknown Burundian unrest
16 Shooting 6 8 Sheikh Zuweid, Egypt At least five soldiers were killed and eight others were injured when militants attacked an army checkpoint with mortar shell in Egypt's restive North Sinai.[58] Wilayat Sayna (suspected) Sinai Insurgency
17 Melee attack 0 (+2) 1 Ariel Junction, West Bank Two Palestinians stabbed and injured an Israeli female soldier near a group of Jewish settlements in the West Bank on before being shot dead.[59] Palestinians lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
18 Clash 11+ Unknown Palmyra, Syria The Islamic State clashed with Russian soldiers.5 Russian soldiers were killed as well as 6 Syrian army soldiers and several Hezbollah members in Palmyra. One of the Russian soldiers killed was a military advisor. Islamic State Syrian Civil War
19 Melee attack 0 (+1) 1 Hebron, West Bank A Palestinian teenager stabbed and wounded an Israeli border guard in the West Bank city of Hebron before being shot dead.[60] Palestinian lone wolf Israeli–Palestinian conflict
19 Suicide bombing 4+ (+1) 36 Istanbul, Turkey March 2016 Istanbul bombing: A suicide bomber hit a busy tourist area in central Istanbul, killing at least four people. Forty-six people were injured in the blast. The deceased victims are 3 Israelis and 1 Iranians. Nine of the injured are Israeli as well.[61] Islamic State Turkey–ISIL conflict
19 Mortar attack, shooting 13 (+5) 0 Arish, Egypt 2016 Arish attack: A mortar attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula killed 13 policemen. Security officials said five attackers were killed in clashes near the checkpoint after the attack.[62] Wilayat Sayna Sinai Insurgency
19 Rocket attack 1 Unknown Makhmur, Iraq ISIS fired two rockets from about 15 km away. One fell inside the base killing one Marine and wounding several others. The Marines returned fire with their artillery.[63] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
19-20 Bombing 0 7 Bicol Region, Philippines Five soldiers and two civilians were hurt in separate bomb blasts perpetrated by the New People's Army (NPA) in the Bicol province

[53]

New People's Army CPP–NPA–NDF rebellion
20 Shooting 0 3 Katwiguru, Democratic Republic of Congo A priest of the Congregation of Caracholine Nyamilima was shot and critically wounded like his driver and a child present in the same car. The attackers was the Allied Democratic Forces, a rebel group opposed to the Ugandan government and is considered a terrorist organisation[64] Allied Democratic Forces Allied Democratic Forces insurgency
20 Suicide bombing 24 (+3) 12 Anbar, Iraq 24 Iraqi troops were killed in a triple suicide bombing in Anbar on a municipality building by ISIS. Twelve people were injured.[65] ISIS Iraqi Civil War
21 Car bombing, shooting, raid 6 (+25-30) Unknown Khan al Baghdadi, Iraq Militants fighters killed at least six soldiers in western Iraq in an attack that began with five suicide bombers driving explosives-laden vehicles into a checkpoint. After the suicide attacks some 25 militants launched an assault on the checkpoint, the main one on the road leading to Al-Asad air base, where a large number of Iraqi troops and foreign advisers are stationed. Most of the gunmen were wearing suicide vests. About five hours of clashes ensued, all the attackers were killed, with the support of strikes from the US-led international coalition.[66] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
21 Shooting 6 Unknown Laanta Buur, Somalia Officials in Somalia say al-Shabab militants have attacked a Somali government military base, killing at least six soldiers.[67] al-Shabaab War in Somalia
21 Shooting 0 (+1) 1 Bamako, Mali A Bamako hotel where the mission of the European Union resulting in the Malian army was targeted by an attack, which was repulsed, killing one among the attackers. A member of the Malian security forces were slightly injured.[68] AQIM Northern Mali conflict
22 suicide bombing 32 (+3) 340 Brussels and Zaventem, Belgium 2016 Brussels bombings: On the morning of Tuesday, 22 March 2016, four coordinated nail bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one at Maalbeek metro station in Brussels. The fourth bomb didn't went off. In these attacks, 32 people and three suicide bombers were killed, and 340 people were injured.[69] Islamic State Wave of Terror in Europe
22 Bombing 1 6 Nusaybin, Turkey PKK killed with bomb one Turkish soldier and 6 others were injured in Nusaybin a city in Turkey.[70] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
22 Assassination 2 0 Bujumbura, Burundi Two top military officials in Burundi were assassinated by unknown gunmen in the Burundian capital Bujumbura on Tuesday. On Tuesday around midday, Lieutenant Colonel Darius Ikurakure, who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza, was shot and killed at the Defense Ministry compound by a man who was dressed in military uniform. Hours after Mr. Ikurakure's assassination, Major Didier Muhimpundu was shot and killed outside a bar in Bujumbura.[71] Unknown Burundian unrest
22 Melee attack 1 0 Valacopa, Bangladesh The organization Islamic State claimed responsibility the murder of a resident of northern Bangladesh born Muslim who had converted to Christianity.[72] Islamic State Internal conflict in Bangladesh
23 Shooting 2 3 Al-Fu'ah, Syria Snipers of Farouq Brigades and Ahrar al-Sham fired at civilians in the town of Al-Fu'ah, killing two civilians and wounding another three, local sources said.[73] Farouq Brigades and Ahrar al-Sham Syrian Civil War
23 Shooting 1 (+1) Unknown Rubavu District, Rwanda An armed man wearing DR Congo military uniform was killed on the Rwandan territory following an attack on a Rwanda Defence Forces. One of the attackers died. Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Kivu conflict
24 Melee attack 0 (+2) 1 Hebron, West Bank Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians after they attacked a soldier in the West Bank and one soldier was detained after being shown on video firing a round into the head of one of the assailants as he lay on the ground. The soldier has been suspended from duty while Israeli military police hold a criminal investigation.[74] Palestinian lone wolves Israeli–Palestinian conflict
24 Bombing 1 4 Nusaybin, Turkey PKK militants detonated an explosive in the Nusaybin district of the southeastern province of Mardin. One specialized sergeant was killed and four soldiers were wounded.[75] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
24 Shooting 7 (+ Unknown) Unknown Kandahar Province, Afghanistan At least seven police officers were killed in an attack in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province[76] Taliban War in Afghanistan
24 Bombing 2 5 Nusaybin, Turkey In a separate attack in the district, two soldiers were killed and five others were wounded when PKK militants detonated explosives placed on a road during the passage of soldiers.[75] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
24 Bombing 1 0 Şırnak, Turkey In addition, one police officer was also killed on March 24 in a PKK attack in the southeastern province of Şırnak.

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PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
24 Car bombing 3 24 Lice, Turkey, A car bomb attack in southeast Turkey has killed three soldiers. 24 soldiers were wounded when the Kurdistan's Workers Party, or PKK, attacked the military post in Lice.[77] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
24 Bombing 0 4 Bujumbura, Burundi At least four people were injured after two grenades exploded outside the army hospital in the capital.[78] Unknown Burundian unrest
25 Suicide bombing 41 (+1) 65 Iskandariya, Iraq Iskandariya suicide bombing: A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd after a local football game in a village near Iskandariya, in a mixed Sunni-Shiite area, killing at least 30 people and wounding more than 65. The mayor of the town was among those killed in the explosion. He succumbed to his wounds in hospital. No group has claimed responsibility but Islamic State is suspected.[79][80] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
25 Car bombing 26 Unknown Aden, Yemen 2016 Aden car bombing: At least 26 people were killed in a triple suicide car bomb that hit roadblocks manned by loyalist forces in Aden, the largest city in southern Yemen, where the jihadist organizations are active. Two car bombs exploded in the al-Shaab in the west of Aden and an ambulance exploded against a checkpoint near Mansoura in the center of this city, declared capital "provisional" Yemen since its resumption in July 2015 by pro-government forces in the Shiite Houthi rebels.[81] Islamic State Yemeni Civil War
25 Rocket attack 2 0 Zawiya, Libya An Indian nurse and her infant son have been killed in a rocket attack on their apartment in a town near the Libyan capital.[82] Unknown Second Libyan Civil War
25 Bombing 3 2 Jalawla, Iraq A bomb killed 3 Peshmerga forces and 2 others were injured in Jalawla. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack.[83] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
26 Bombing 0 3 Bijbehara, India Two soldiers and a civilian was injured in a grenade attack.[84] Unknown Kashmir conflict
26 Shooting 4 0 Tumpun, Nigeria At least four people were killed during the latest Boko Haram raid in the remote village of Tumpun near Lassa in Askira/Uba Local Government Area.[85] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
26 Shooting 2 1 Mpati, Democratic Republic of Congo Two soldiers killed in an attack by militia Nyatura

and Alliance of Patriots for a Free and Sovereign Congo.[86]

Nyatura

and APCLS

Kivu conflict
26 Suicide bombing, shooting 18 (+8) Unknown Al Asad Airbase, Iraq At least 10 suicide attackers from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attempted to storm the Al Asad Airbase. Eight of the fighters were killed by soldiers at Ein el-Assad base. At least 18 soldiers had been killed.[87] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
27 Shooting 2 0 Yarang District, Thailand Two Thai soldiers were gunned down in the country's insurgency-plagued majority Muslim south. They were shot by a group using AK-47 automatic rifles and were killed as they were riding a motorbike.[88] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
27 Attack 0 2 Nusaybin, Turkey Two members of the security forces were injured in Nusaybin, a town on the Syrian border that has been at the center of a counter-terrorism operation for the last two weeks.[89] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
27 Attack 1 0 Mardin Province, Turkey A Turkish soldier and police officer were killed in an armed attack by PKK terrorists in the southeastern province of Mardin.[89] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
27 Suicide bombing 72 200 Lahore, Pakistan 2016 Lahore suicide bombing: At least 72 people were killed, including 29 children and over 200 others people were injured in a suicide bombing that hit the main entrance of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, one of the largest parks in Lahore.[90] Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan War in North-West Pakistan
27 Suicide bombing 6 (+2) Unknown Salamiyah, Syria A suicide bomber blew himself up in the outskirts of Salamiyah, killing two people and wounding several others. Soon after, another suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the village of Teeba, killing four and wounding several others. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in Salamiyah.[91] Islamic State Syrian Civil War
28 Shooting 1 0 Mogadishu, Somalia Unknown gunmen assassinated a businessman. The businessman who was identified as Sade Dirir has been shot dead several times in the head and chest by pistol-wielding assailants while leaving a mosque in Mogadishu's Yaqshid district.[92] Al-Shabaab suspected War in Somalia
29 Ambush 4 0 Kasserine, Tunisia ISIS ambushed an army convoy in Kasserine Governorate killing four soldiers.[93] Islamic State ISIL insurgency in Tunisia
29 Shooting, bombing 3 6 Chanae District, Thailand Three policemen have been killed and six injured in a brazen midday attack by Muslim insurgents in Thailand's troubled south. Men attacked with assault rifles and grenades after bomb explodes under their vehicle. Unknown South Thailand insurgency
29 Execution 1 0 Mosul, Iraq An ISIS member beheaded an element of the Peshmerga in Mosul.[94] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
29 Suicide bombing 7 (+1) 27 Baghdad, Iraq At least 3 people die and another 27 were injured in a suicide bombing attack in Baghdad. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack.[95] Islamic State Iraqi Civil War
29 Bombing 2 7 Kabul, Afghanistan A bomb killed 2 people including a teenager and a woman and 7 others people were injured in Kabul.[96] Unknown War in Afghanistan
29 Bombing 1 2 Makhachkala, Russia A bomb targeting a Police Cortege killed one and injured 2 others in Makhachkala.[97] Islamic State Insurgency in the North Caucasus
29 Shooting 2 Unknown Juba, South Sudan Two people were killed on Bor-Juba road Tuesday when unknown gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, survivors and eyewitnesses said. Several other people were reportedly left with injuries following the highway attack. One of the people killed is a Ugandan, the other is from South Sudan.[98] Unknown South Sudanese Civil War
29 Bombing 0 7 Bujumbura, Burundi Seven people were injured, two seriously, in the explosion of two grenades thrown against a bus Burundian police.[99] Unknown Burundian unrest
30 Suicide bombings 6 3 Diffa, Niger Six soldiers of the Niger Armed Forces were killed and three others wounded in the southeastern Niger in an attack attributed to the Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram.[100] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
30 Car bombing 1 1 Dagestan, Russia One police officer was killed and another injured in a car bombing in the republic of Dagestan.[101] Unknown Insurgency in the North Caucasus
30 Shooting 6 6 Mogadishu, Somalia Six people were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a minibus carrying workers to a Turkish-run hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The gunmen, who were in a car, opened fire at the minibus as it passed in Mogadishu's Hodan district.[102] al-Shabaab War in Somalia
30 Suicide bombing 6 6 Galkayo, Somalia Somalia's al-Shabab insurgents said they carried out a suicide attack at a hotel in the central town of Galkayo in which six people died.[103] al-Shabaab War in Somalia
30 Bombing 7 0 Dantewada district, India At least seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel are killed in an IED attack on their vehicle in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. Naxalite insurgents are suspected to have been behind the attack.[104] Unknown Naxalite–Maoist insurgency
31 Bombings 1 11 Pattani Province, Thailand Multiple bomb exploded in Pattani Province. The blast killed one and 11 others were wounded.[105] Unknown South Thailand insurgency
31 Car bomb 7 27 Diyarbakir, Turkey March 2016 Diyarbakır bombing: Seven police officers were killed and twenty seven wounded when the minibus they were travelling in was hit by a car bomb. The attack occurred in the city of Diyarbakir. The PKK claimed responsibility for the attack.[106][107] PKK Kurdish–Turkish conflict
31 Shooting 2 4 Juba, South Sudan Two people were killed and four others injured after a boat carrying passengers from the South Sudan capital, Juba was attacked on Thursday. After the boat left Magala, a payam located about 75 km north of Juba, and travelled only one kilometre, some armed youth started firing from both sides of the Nile River killing a young girl of 17 years old and one woman. Seven boats were loaded with cars and pastoralists in Magala Thursday, heading to Bor county. 52 cows were killed, several others injured and about two dozen are missing.[108] Unknown South Sudanese Civil War
31 Suicide bombing 3(+1) Unknown Makhmour, Iraq Three Kurdish policemen were killed and several have been injured in a car bomb in the town of Makhmour.[109] Unknown Iraqi Civil War

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