List of terrorist incidents in May 2019

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


  • Types of incidents are selected from the Tactics of terrorism page.
  • 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.


Total incidents: 111

Date Type Dead Injured Location Details Perpetrator Part of
1 Shooting 1 0 Multan, Pakistan Unidentified assailants shot dead a local reporter in what appears to be an incident of targeted killing in Parowa area of the district on Tuesday.[1] Militant Insurgency in Balochistan
1 Bombing 16 Unknown Gadchiroli district, India 2019 Gadchiroli Naxal Attack: 15 police personnel and a driver were killed when Naxalites triggered a powerful explosive device near their vehicle.[2] Naxalite Naxalite-Maoist insurgency
1 Shooting 6 0 Samangan, Afghanistan Unidentified gunmen killed 6 civilians in the town of Samangan, including a local politician.[3] Unknown War in Afghanistan
1 Shooting, kidnapping 1 0 Tanguiéta, Benin Two French tourists were kidnapped by unidentified jihadists in the Pendjari National Park in the Atakora Department of Benin. Their tour guide was killed and their car burned.[4] Militants (suspected) Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)
1 Shooting 3 (+Unknown) 7 (+Unknown) Alwara, Pakistan Three Pakistani soldiers were killed and seven others were injured when militants from the Afghan side of the Durand Line attacked the soldiers. Several militants were also killed or injured.[5][6] Militants Terrorism in Pakistan
1 Shooting 4 (+Unknown) 2 (+Unknown) Lash Wa Juwayn District, Afghanistan Four police officers were killed and two injured after Taliban fighters attacked a police checkpoint in the Law Wa Juwayn District in western Farah Province. The Taliban also suffered casualties.[7] Taliban War in Afghanistan
1-2 Shootings, ambush 18 0 Mopti Region, Mali 18 ethnic Dogons were killed in two related attacks in central Mali. Several Dogons were killed in an ambush on Wednesday. A day later, more people were killed while trying to retrieve the bodies from the previous day's attack.[8] Unknown Northern Mali conflict
2 Attack 6 Several Girei, Nigeria Suspected Fulani herdsmen stormed several villages in the Girei area, killing at least 6 people and injuring several others.[9] Fulani herdsmen Communal conflicts in Nigeria
2 Bombing 0 0 Ghazni, Afghanistan Taliban militants blew up one of the oldest shrine in Ghazni city two other shrines were blown up in the Moqor district and another and the shrine of Sakhi Sahib was also blown up.[10] Taliban War in Afghanistan
3 Shooting 15 19 Magumeri, Nigeria At least 15 soldiers were killed and 19 others injured after Boko Haram militants attacked a military base near Magumeri, Nigeria. The militants also stole military equipment during the attack.[11] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
3-5 Shooting, plundering 7 0 Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique 7 civilians were killed and several villages and registration centers were plundered when they were attacked by Islamist Militants in the Cabo Delgado Province.[12] Militants Islamist insurgency in Mozambique
3–6 Rocket attacks 19 (+10) 270-400+ Southern Israel Gaza–Israel clashes (May 2019): Gaza and Israel escalated against each other when Two Israeli soldiers were shot by a Palestinian Islamic Jihad sniper[13][14] and Militants from Gaza fired more than 600 rockets into Israel resulted in 4 Israelis death and reportedly more than 125 injured. In return Israel Defense Forces conducted several operations inside Gaza in which more than 10 militants, 15 civilians were killed and reportedly more than 150 injured.[15][16][17][18][19][14] Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, National Resistance Brigades, Tawhid al-Jihad, Israel Defense Forces Israeli-Palestinian conflict
4 Bombing 0 2 Mosul, Iraq Two civilians were wounded when a booby-trapped motorcycle exploded in middle of Mosul.[20] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
4 Shooting, bombing 0 7 Camarines Sur province, Philippines Insurgents from the New People's Army ambushed a group of government security officers and civilians repairing a busted water pipe in a remote village. Seven people were wounded during the ambush, all of them by shrapnel from an improvised explosive device.[21] New People's Army Communist rebellion in the Philippines
4 Shooting, melee attack 9 0 Sabha, Libya Nine soldiers were killed when Islamic State militants attacked an army training center in southern Libya.[22][23] Islamic State Libyan Civil War
5 Suicide bombings, shooting 13 (+9) 55 Puli Khumri, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked a police station in the northern Afghanistan city of Puli Khumri. The attack began when a suicide car bomber detonated his car bomb, after which 8 attackers stormed the police station. Three attackers detonated their suicide vests, while the other 5 were shot and killed after a 6 hour gunbattle.[24] Taliban War in Afghanistan
5 Shooting 1 0 Jammu and Kashmir, India Suspected rebels kill Gul Mohammad Mir, head of a local unit of the Hindu nationalist party, ahead of new round of vote.[25] Militants Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
5 Bombing 0 2 Jammu and Kashmir, India Two soldiers were injured on Sunday in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.[26] Militants Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
5–6 Shooting 20 2 Gulistan District, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked army posts in the Gulistan District of Afghanistan, setting off clashes. 20 soldiers were killed and two other soldiers were kidnapped.[27] Taliban War in Afghanistan
6 Shooting 1-4 3-10 Miramshah, Pakistan One to four soldiers were killed and three to ten others were injured in a two attacks on security forces in North Waziristan tribal districts on Monday.[28][29][30][31] Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
6 Landmine attack 3 2 Gulran District, Afghanistan Three children were killed after stepping on a landmine set by Taliban insurgents in the Chah-e-Kohsani village in the Gulran district. Two others were injured.[32] Taliban War in Afghanistan
6 Bombing 0 1 Diyala Governorate, Iraq An Iraqi police officer war injured when a police convoy hit a roadside bomb in the Diyala Governorate.[33] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
6 Shooting 3 1 Altun Kupri, Iraq Suspected Islamic State gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in the Kirkuk Governorate, killing three policemen and injuring one other.[34] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
7 Shooting 1 2 Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso Multiple militants on motorcycles attacked a toll booth in the city of Ouahigouya, killing an operator and wounding two others.[35] Militants Insurgency in the Maghreb
7 Shooting, arson 11 Unknown Maiduguri, Nigeria Eleven people including five soldiers were killed when Boko Haram militants attacked a military base in the Molai community on the outskirts of Maiduguri, after burning down the town center.[36] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
7 Bombing 4 2 Alingar District, Afghanistan Four police officers were killed and two others wounded when a bomb exploded near a police vehicle in the Alignar district in Afghanistan.[37] Taliban War in Afghanistan
8 Suicide bombing 13 (+1) 24 Lahore, Pakistan 2019 Lahore bombing: A suicide bombing occurred at the gate for female visitors at the Sufi Data Darbar shrine in Lahore. The attack was claimed by the Hizbul Ahrar or Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban.[38][39][40][41] Jamaat-ul-Ahrar Terrorism in Pakistan
8 Suicide bombings, shooting 9 (+4) 24 Kabul, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked the offices of Counterpart International in Kabul. A car bomb was first detonated at the gates of the office, after which four attackers entered the building before special forces arrived. All four attackers were killed after a nearly five hour battle.[42][43] Taliban War in Afghanistan
8 Shooting 3 4 Saladin Governorate, Iraq Unidentified gunmen attacked a house in the Saladin Governorate, killing three and injuring four others.[44] Unknown Iraqi insurgency
8 Bike bombing 2 4 Manbij, Syria Two people were killed and four others were injured when a motorcycle bomb blew up in the city of Manbij in Northern Syria, the security forces usually blame ISIS group for similar attacks.[45] Islamic State (suspected) Syrian Civil War
8 Bombing 0 2 Miqdadiyah, Iraq Two Iraqi paramilitary fighters were wounded while patrolling, in a bomb explosion.[46] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
8 Shooting 1 1 Shopian,


A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) activist, identified as Irfan ahmad Lone injured in a suspected militant attack on May 8 in Zainapora area of Shopian District of Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries on May 16.[47][48] Militants Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
8 Bombing 1 0 Kirkuk, Iraq A shepherd was killed in an explosion west of Kirkuk.[49] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
8 Bombing 3 0 Balochistan province, Pakistan Three people including a tribal elder were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the Balochistan province of Pakistan.[50] Militant Insurgency in Balochistan
9 Shooting 3 Unknown Ghadduwah, Libya Suspected Islamic State militants attacked the town of Ghadduwah, near the southern Libyan city of Sabha. The attackers entered the town and opened fire, killing three and injuring several others, before retreating.[51] Islamic State (suspected) Libyan Civil War
9 Shooting 8 0 Mosul, Iraq Eight people, including an elder, were killed when Islamic State militants attacked their house with gunfire.[52] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
9 Ambush 3 (+Unknown) 2 (+Unknown) Qarabagh District, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked a military convoy, killing three police officers and injuring two others. Several Taliban militants were also killed or injured.[53] Taliban War in Afghanistan
9 Suicide bombing 8 (+1) 15 Baghdad, Iraq 8 people were killed and 15 others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated at the crowded Jamila market in Eastern Baghdad. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.[54][55] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
9 Bombing 4 5 Dawlat Abad District, Afghanistan Four children were killed and five others wounded after setting off a landmine near a village in the Dawlat Abad District.[56] Taliban (suspected) War in Afghanistan
10 Bombing 5 4 Daykundi Province, Afghanistan Five people were killed and four wounded after their vehicle set off an explosive device in central Daykundi Province.[56] Taliban (suspected) War in Afghanistan
10 Shooting 24 (+Unknown) 11 (+Unknown) Murghab District, Afghanistan 24 soldiers were killed and 11 injured when Taliban militants attacked security posts in the Murghab District. Several militants were also killed or injured.[57] Taliban War in Afghanistan
10 Shooting, Bombing 5 0 Balochistan, Pakistan At least five people were killed in a gun and bomb attack on a coal mine in southwestern Pakistan.[58] Balochistan Liberation Army Insurgency in Balochistan
10 Shooting 11 Several Borno State, Nigeria Several Nigerian soldiers were killed and others injured when Islamic State militants attacked a military base in the town of Gajiganna in northeastern Borno State.[59] Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – West Africa Province Boko Haram insurgency
10 Shooting 2 (+4) 0 Sahel Region, Burkina Faso Two French soldiers were killed during a hostage rescue in Burkina Faso. The soldiers rescued two French tourists, kidnapped on May 1, along with an American and a South Korean woman. Four terrorists were also killed.[60][4][61][62] Militants Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)
10 Shooting 1 0 Kirkuk, Iraq Islamic State militants attacked a security station west of Kirkuk, killing a federal police officer.[63] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
10 Shooting 2 0 Al-Shirqat District, Iraq Two civilians riding a motorcycle were shot dead in a village in the Al-Shirqat District.[64] Unknown Iraqi insurgency
10 Firebombing 0 0 Essen, Germany Three cars belonging to the political party Alternative für Deutschland were firebombed and thus completely destroyed. A claim of responsibility was uploaded on a left-wing, antifascist blog.[65] Left-wing activists Terrorism in Germany
11 Shooting 5 (+3)[66] 6[66] Gwadar, Pakistan Three terrorists wearing security uniform and armed with rifles and grenades attacked a luxury hotel in the southwestern coastal town of Gwadar on Saturday, triggering an intense, hours-long shootout in which eight[67] people, including four hotel employees including one security guard, one navy soldier and all terrorists were killed. Six people were injured when gunmen stormed the Pearl Continental Hotel on Saturday.[68][69][70][71][72][73][74][75] Balochistan Liberation Army Insurgency in Balochistan
11 Bombing 1 2 Baghdad, Iraq A child was killed and two other people were injured when a bomb exploded in southeastern Baghdad. Islamic State militants were suspected.[76] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
11 Shooting, execution 4 1 Maiduguri, Nigeria Four people were executed when Boko Haram militants attacked Njimtilo, on the outskirts of Maiduguri. The militants carted away valuable items and food, along with kidnapping five people. Four of the five people were later executed outside of the city, with one man surviving his gunshot wounds.[77] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
11 Bombing 0 3 Odisha, India Three personnel of Special Operations Group (SOG) were injured when a landmine allegedly triggered by Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres exploded in Maithili area in Malkangiri District of Odisha.[78][79] Naxalite Naxalite–Maoist insurgency
11 Landmine attack 7 2 Ghazni Province, Afghanistan Seven children were killed and two children wounded when they stepped on a landmine while playing along the side of a road. The Taliban was blamed.[80] Taliban (accused) War in Afghanistan
11 Shooting 1 0 Kama District, Afghanistan An Afghan security official was shot dead in the Kama District of Afghanistan.[81] Taliban (suspected) War in Afghanistan
12 Bombing 0 2 Pishin, Pakistan Two personnel of the Frontier Corps, Balochistan, were injured in a bomb blast in the Huramzai area of Pishin district on Saturday evening.[82] Balochistan Liberation Army (suspected) Insurgency in Balochistan
12 Shooting 1 0 Meghalaya, India A villager succumbed to bullet injuries after two unidentified assailants shot at him on Sunday night along the Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills.[83][84] Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council Terrorism in India
12 Shooting 0 3 Dibis District, Iraq A guard and two civilians were injured when Islamic State militants attacked the house of a leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan with gunfire.[85] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
12 Shooting 1 1 Dushi District, Afghanistan An Afghan security official was killed and an intelligence officer seriously injured when gunmen ambushed their vehicle in the Dushi District of Afghanistan.[81] Taliban (suspected) War in Afghanistan
12 Shooting, arson 6 Unknown Dablo Department, Burkina Faso The attackers, estimated to be between 20 and 30, burned down the church and killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated in a church in Dablo in northern Burkina Faso.[86][87] Ansar ul Islam (Suspected) Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)
12 Bombing 0 1 Kabul, Afghanistan A police officer was injured when a bomb planted on a van exploded near his police vehicle in the western part of Kabul.[88] Taliban (suspected) War in Afghanistan
12 Rocket attacks 5 6 Al-Suqaylabiyah, Syria A woman and four children were killed and five children injured when rebels fired rockets at the city of Al-Suqaylabiyah.[89][90] Jaysh al-Izza (accused) Syrian Civil War
12 Shooting 1 0 Mastung, Pakistan A Traffic Police sergeant named Muhammad Hanif was targeted and killed while he was performing his duty at Stadium Road of Mastung.[91][92][93] The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.[94] Islamic State Terrorism in Pakistan
12 Arson 0 0 New Haven, Connecticut A mosque in New Haven, Connecticut was set on fire in the evening. Only one person was inside of the building at the time and managed to escape unharmed, but the mosque sustained serious damage. The identity of the attacker or attackers is unknown, but far-right extremists are suspected.[95][96][97] Unknown Terrorism in the United States
12-13 Bombings, mortar attack 0 0 Cotabato & Datu Odin Sinsuat, Philippines A mortar shell fired by an unknown suspect exploded in front of the Cotabato City town hall on Sunday. On Monday, two explosions took place in the Datu Odin Sinsuat town, one of them caused by a fragmentation grenade.[98] Unknown Terrorism in the Philippines
13 Shooting, arson 4 0 Kongoussi, Burkina Faso Several gunmen shot dead four adult worshippers at a Catholic church near the city of Kongoussi, after separating the children from the adults.[99] Unknown Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)
13 Shooting 0 1 Téra Department, Niger Militants shot and injured a Catholic priest in the village of Dolbel, located in the Téra Department of Niger.[100] Militants Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)
13 Shooting 1 0 (+Unknown) Nduga Regency, Indonesia Rebels ambushed a group of soldiers securing the construction of a bridge, setting off a clash. One Indonesian soldier was killed, and the rebels may sustained injuries.[101] Free Papua Movement Papua conflict
13 Rocket attacks 1 5 Al-Suqaylabiyah, Syria Militants shelled the city of Al-Suqaylabiyah, killing a civilian.[102] Militants Syrian Civil War
13 Bombing 4 11 Quetta, Pakistan An improvised bomb rigged to a motorcycle and apparently targeting a police vehicle exploded near a mosque.[103][104][105] Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Insurgency in Balochistan
13 Bombing 3 4 Damboa, Nigeria Three soldiers were killed and four other injured when their truck was struck by a roadside explosive device.[106] Boko Haram (suspected) Boko Haram insurgency
13 Attack 2 0 Khanaqin, Iraq Islamic State militants killed a father and his son in eastern Iraq.[107] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
14 Bombing 0 4 Puli Khumri, Afghanistan Four civilians were injured when a bomb exploded in front of a provincial communication department in the city of Puli Khumri.[108] Unknown War in Afghanistan
14 Rocket attacks 10 30 Aleppo, Syria Ten civilians were killed and thirty others injured when terrorists fired rocket shells towards the Al-Nayrab camp in Aleppo.[109][110] Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (suspected) Syrian Civil War
14 Kidnapping 0 0 Geedweyne, Somalia Two Christian aid workers were kidnapped by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in the remote town of Geedweyne in Somalia.[111] Al-Shabaab Somali Civil War
14 Suicide bombing 4 (+1) 9 Mogadishu, Somalia Five people were killed and nine others injured when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb near the offices of the Warta Nabadda district of Mogadishu.[112][113] Al-Shabaab Somali Civil War
14 Ambush, shooting 28 0 Tongo Tongo, Niger 17 Niger soldiers were killed and 11 others were missing after militants ambushed them near the Malian border. The bodies of the 11 missing soldiers were discovered a day later, bringing the death toll to 28.[114][115] Islamic State in the Greater Sahara Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)
15 Shooting 3 1 Nasirabad District, Pakistan Militants indiscriminately opened fire on labourers working in an agriculture field in the Manjho Shori area of the Nasirabad District in Balochistan on May 15, killing three of them and injuring one.[116][117][118][119] The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, stating that they attacked "elements of the Taliban movement".[94] Islamic State Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
15 Shootings 0 (+5) 3 Calatrava, Philippines New People's Army militants clashed with government soldiers in the Calatrava municipality of the Philippines. Five rebels were killed and three soldiers sustained injuries.[120] New People's Army Communist rebellion in the Philippines
15 Shootings 13 0 Shamulzayi District, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked the Shamulzayi District center before dawn, eventually capturing it after several hours of fighting in which 13 government soldiers were killed.[121] Taliban War in Afghanistan
15 Grenade attack 0 12 Guwahati, India Twelve people were injured after a grenade exploded in front of a shopping mall in Guwahati, India.[122][123] Unknown Terrorism in India
15 Melee attack 0 1 Ika North East, Nigeria Fulani herdsmen attacked the community of Owa-Alero in the Delta State of Nigeria, hacking a woman before fleeing. The woman survived with serious injuries.[124] Fulani herdsmen Communal conflicts in Nigeria
15 Shooting 21 11 Djugu, Democratic Republic of the Congo 21 people were killed when gunmen attacked a fish market in the village of Tara on the edge of Lake Albert. The area is known for having a presence of Lendu militias.[125][126] Patriotic Resistance Front of Ituri (suspected) Ituri conflict
15 Shootings 6 0 Kirkuk Governorate, Iraq Islamic State militants killed six Iraqi police officers in two separate incidents.[127] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
15 Bombing 0 1 Poonch district, India A soldier was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.[128] Unkown Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
15 Shooting 5 (+10) 3 (+12) Shinkay District, Afghanistan Five security forces were killed and three others injured when Taliban militants attacked checkpoints in the Shinkay District of Afghanistan. 10 Taliban fighters were also killed and others injured.[129] Taliban War in Afghanistan
16 Shooting 4 (+5) Unknown Jammu and Kashmir, India Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday. During the clashes, Nine people were killed including two civilians, two soldiers and five terrorists.[130][131][132][133] Jaish-e-Mohammed, Hizbul Mujahideen Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
16 Shooting 0 (+9) 4 Mastung, Pakistan At least nine terrorists were killed and four security personnel were injured in a security forces and counter terrorism department’s joint operation in Balochistan’s Mastung area.[134][135][136][136][137][138][139][140] Balochistan Liberation Army Insurgency in Balochistan
16 Shooting 10 4 Shamulzayi District, Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked two checkpoints in the Shamulzayi District of Afghanistan, killing 10 soldiers and injuring four others.[141] Taliban War in Afghanistan
16 Shooting 7 0 Palmyra, Syria Seven Syrian soldiers were killed when Islamic State militants attacked them near the ancient city of Palmyra.[142] Islamic State Syrian Civil War
16 Attack 10 Unknown Maiduguri, Nigeria At least ten fishermen were killed and several others injured when Boko Haram attacked then near Maiduguri.[143] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
16 Car bombing 1 4 Manbij, Syria At least one person was killed and four others injured after a car bomb detonated in the city of Manbij, targeting a military convoy.[144] Unknown Syrian Civil War
16 Attack, arson 5 Unknown Madagali, Nigeria Boko Haram militants carried out an overnight attack on the village of Shuwa in the Madagali Local Government Area. The militants torched homes and shops, causing many villagers to flee, and shot many people. Five people were killed.[145][146][147] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
17 Shooting 8 11 Lashkargah, Afghanistan Eight police officers including a highway commander were killed and 11 injured when Taliban attacked their base in the suburbs of the city of Lashkargah.[148] Taliban War in Afghanistan
17 Bombings 2 0 Khanaqin, Iraq Two people were killed in two separate bombings in the disputed Khanaqin District of Iraq. Islamic State sleeper cells are suspected.[149] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
18 Shooting, kidnapping 2 4 Zella, Libya Islamic State militants attacked the town of Zella, killing two guards at the nearby government-owned oil fields and kidnapping four other people. Three of them were rescued soon after.[150] Islamic State Libyan Civil War
18 Rocket attacks 1 2 Latakia Governorate, Syria One civilian was killed and two other injured when militants positioned in Idlib and Latakia fired rockets and shells towards the villages of Sharasher and Hweiz.[151] Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (suspected) Syrian Civil War
18 Bombing 5 21 Obe District, Afghanistan Five civilians including children were killed and 21 other people injured when a motorcycle bomb exploded near the vehicle of the district chief in the Obe District. The bombing took place near a market, killing and injuring mostly civilians.[152][153][154][155][156] Taliban War in Afghanistan
18 Bombing 0 2 Mosul, Iraq Two people were wounded when a booby trapped motorbike exploded in the Dawasa district, located in western Mosul. Islamic State militants are usually suspected of similar attacks.[157] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
18 Arson 0 0 Mosul, Iraq Islamic State militants set fire to several houses within the village of Tel Rumman in western Mosul, before fleeing.[158] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
18 Attempted bombing 0 0 Banbridge, United Kingdom A "viable" pipe bomb was found at an address in Banbridge, Northern Ireland. The bomb was successfully defused.[159][160] Unknown Terrorism in the United Kingdom
18 Bombing 0 4 Hawija District, Iraq Four police officers were injured near the city of Riyad in the Hawija District when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb.[161] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
18 Car bombings 20 Unknown Raqqa, Syria Twin car bombings in the city of Raqqa, targeting a security and military headquarters affiliated with the People's Protection Units and Kurdistan Workers' Party, killed at least 20 people.[162] Unknown Syrian Civil War
19 Bombing 7 26 Balad Ruz, Iraq Seven members of an Iraqi Shiite paramilitary group were killed and 26 wounded when their bus struck a roadside bomb in the eastern town of Balad Ruz. Attacks like this are often blamed on the Islamic State.[163] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency
19 Shooting 1 1 Timbuktu, Mali A Nigerian UN peacekeeper was killed and another wounded in an armed attack in Timbuktu, central Mali.[164][165] Militants Northern Mali conflict
19 Bombing 0 3 Tessalit, Mali Three Chadian peacekeepers were wounded when their mine-protected vehicle struck a roadside explosive device.[164][165] Militants Northern Mali conflict
19 Bombing 0 17 Giza, Egypt Seventeen people were injured - 10 Egyptians and 7 South African tourists - when a roadside bomb exploded next to a tourist bus near the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt.[166][167] Unknown Terrorism in Egypt
19 Bombing 0 0 Baghdad, Iraq A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties.[168][169] Islamic State (suspected) Iraqi insurgency
19 Shooting 1 0 Jammu and Kashmir, India Suspected terrorists shot at Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party's worker Mohammad Jamal, 65, near his home at Zungalpora village of south Kashmir's Kulgam district.[170][171][172] Militants Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
19 Car bombing 0 0 Mogadishu, Somalia A car bomb detonated near the El-Gabta junction in Mogadishu.[173] Al-Shabaab (suspected) Somali Civil War
19 Shooting 3 (+2) 3 Kabul, Afghanistan Three police officers were killed when Taliban militants attacked their checkpoint during the evening Itftar meal in Kabul.[174][175] Taliban War in Afghanistan
19-20 Prison Riot 32 0 Vahdat, Tajikistan 32 people were killed when Islamic State members started a prison riot and a fire on a prison located in Vahdat, Tajikistan.[176] Islamic State Terrorism in Tajikistan
20 Bombing 2 3 Tal Afar, Iraq Two farmers were killed and three injured in an explosion caused by a bomb in a farmland west of Mosul.[177] Islamic State Iraqi insurgency


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