List of terrorist incidents linked to ISIL

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Terror attacks committed or inspired by ISIL as of November 2017

The following is a list of terrorist incidents and arrests that have been connected to or have been said by reliable sources to be inspired by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Daesh.

Since June 2014, when ISIL proclaimed itself to be the Islamic State, according to a running count kept by CNN[citation needed], it has "conducted or inspired" over 70 terrorist attacks in 20 countries, not including Syria and Iraq.

2013[edit]

Country Date Article Description Dead Injured Status
Iraq January 2013 A car bomb killed 28 Shia pilgrims and injured 60 others as they were returning from Karbala, while in the capital Baghdad a roadside bomb exploded near a minibus, killing four pilgrims and wounding 15 others.[1] 32 75
Iraq January 2013 Two suicide bombing attacks killed 55 and wounded 288 in Baghdad, Tikrit and Kirkuk.[2] 55 288
Iraq January 2013 A suicide bomber blew himself up during a funeral for a politician's relative in the city of Tuz Khormato, killing 42 and leaving 75 others wounded.[3] 42 75
Iraq February 2013 A suicide car bombing at the provincial police HQ in Kirkuk killed 36 and injured 105 others, including the city's chief of police.[4] 42 111
Iraq February 2013 A series of car bombs struck Baghdad, killing 37 and injured more than 130 others.[5] 37 130
Iraq February 2013 A string of bombings and shootings killed 34 and injured 70 others in Iraq.[6] 34 70
Iraq March 2013 Akashat ambush Unidentified gunmen ambushed a Syrian Army convoy escorted by Iraqi soldiers, killing 51 Syrians and 13 Iraqis.[7] 64 10
Iraq March 2013 19 March 2013 Iraq attacks A series of coordinated bombings and shootings across central and northern Iraq killed 98 people and left 240 wounded.[8] 98 240
Iraq April 2013 15 April 2013 Iraq attacks A series of 40 attacks, mostly car bombings and shootings, occur across 20 cities in Iraq. 75 356 Some perpetrators killed, others escaped
Iraq April 2013 2013 Hawija clashes Four days of shootings, bombings and clashes in and around Hawija after the Iraqi Army tries to arrest protestors 331 600+ Some perpetrators killed, others escaped
Iraq May 2013 May 2013 Iraq attacks Dozens of attacks rock several cities in Iraq in a week long outbreak of violence. 449 732 Some perpetrators killed, others escaped
Iraq June 2013 10 June 2013 Iraq attacks A series of bombings strike nine cities in northern and central Iraq 94 289 Some perpetrators killed, others escaped
Iraq June 2013 16 June 2013 Iraq attacks A series of bombings and shootings targeting various cities across Iraq 54 174 Some perpetrators killed, others escaped
Iraq December 2013 2013 Iraq Christmas Day bombings Three bombings in Baghdad targeting Christians on Christmas day 38 70 Unknown

2014[edit]

Country Date Article Description Dead Injured Status
Belgium May 2014 Jewish Museum of Belgium shooting The Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels, Belgium was targeted when a gunman identified as Mehdi Nemmouche opened fire at the museum. Three people died at the scene while a fourth died on 6 June due to injuries. When apprehended in Marseille, with his belongings was a camera with a recording claiming responsibility for the shooting, and a white sheet with the name of the Islamic State emblazoned onto it. 4 0 Subject in custody, extradited to Belgium.
Australia September 2014 2014 Endeavour Hills stabbings Two counter-terrorism police officers stabbed. 0 2 Perpetrator shot dead.
Australia September 2014 2014 Australian counter-terrorism raids 15 people were detained after planning to kidnap a random Australian citizen and execute them. 0 0 One person charged.
Canada October 2014 2014 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu ramming attack Two soldiers run down with car. One dies. 1 1 Perpetrator shot dead after chase.
Canada October 2014 2014 shootings at Parliament Hill, Ottawa Soldier standing guard at National War Memorial shot dead. Gunman storms Parliament. Security officer shot in leg trying to take gun from perpetrator. 1 3 Perpetrator shot dead in Parliament Building.
United States October 2014 2014 Queens hatchet attack A recent convert to Islam and ISIL supporter attacks two police officers with a hatchet. A civilian is wounded when other officers attempt to shoot the attacker. 0 3 Perpetrator shot dead by police
France December 2014 2014 Tours police station stabbing An ISIL supporter entered into a police station in Joué-lès-Tours screaming "Allahu Akbar" before stabbing three police officers. 0 3 Perpetrator shot dead.

2015[edit]

Country Date Article Description Dead Injured Status
Saudi Arabia January 2015 2015 Arar attack Two attackers open fire on border guards, killing 3 before one detonates his suicide vest 3 1 Both perpetrators killed
Libya January 2015 2015 Corinthia Hotel attack Car bombing, suicide attack and subsequent hostage situation in hotel known for hosting foreigners and government officials. 10 7 Some perpetrators dead, others escaped
Denmark February 2015 2015 Copenhagen shootings Danish-born Jordanian-Palestinian Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein opened fire on a free speech event hosted by Lars Vilks and the Great Synagogue of Copenhagen. El-Hussein had pledged allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a few days prior. 2 5 Perpetrator shot by police
Tunisia March 2015 Bardo National Museum attack Mass shooting and hostage-taking of foreign tourists at the Bardo National Museum 22 50 2 perpetrators killed by police, 1 escaped
Yemen March 2015 2015 Sana'a mosque bombings Suicide bombings of two Shi'a mosques in Sana'a 142 351 All perpetrators killed in the explosions
United States May 2015 Curtis Culwell Center attack Two men attacked officers with gunfire at the entrance to an exhibit featuring cartoon images of Muhammad at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas 0 1 Both perpetrators killed
Turkey June 2015 2015 Diyarbakır rally bombing TNT bombing targeting a rally of the Peoples' Democratic Party 4 100+ Perpetrator arrested.
France June 2015 Saint-Quentin-Fallavier attack French-born Islamist beheads his boss and then rams his car into a gas cylinder outside a factory 1 2 Perpetrator arrested; commits suicide in prison six months after the attack
Kuwait June 2015 2015 Kuwait mosque bombing Suicide bombing of a Shi'a mosque in Kuwait City 27 227 Bomber killed in explosion, 15 others convicted of involvement in the attack
Tunisia June 2015 2015 Sousse attacks Mass shooting targeting western tourists at a hotel in Port El Kantaoui 10 kilometres north of Sousse 38 39 Perpetrator killed by police
Egypt July 2015 July 2015 Sinai clashes Members of the Wilayat Sinai launch attacks on military checkpoints and a police station in and around the town of Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai 21 9 241 attackers killed, several dozen escaped
Egypt July 2015 2015 Cairo bombing Car bombing of the Italian consulate building in Cairo 1 9 Unknown
Iraq July 2015 2015 Khan Bani Saad bombing Suicide car bombing targeting Shi'a market in the city of Khan Bani Saad 130 130+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Turkey July 2015 2015 Suruç bombing Suicide bombing targeting the youth wing of the Socialist Party of the Oppressed 33 104 Perpetrator dead.
France August 2015 2015 Thalys train attack A man who supported ISIL attacked a Thalys train from Paris to Amsterdam before being subdued. 0 3 Perpetrator subdued and arrested.
Turkey October 2015 2015 Ankara bombings Suicide bombing targeting protesters at a peace rally 103 400+ Perpetrators dead.
Egypt/Russia October 2015 Metrojet Flight 9268 Flight en route from Egypt to Saint Petersburg bombed 224 0 Unknown
Lebanon November 2015 2015 Beirut bombings Suicide bombings targeting Shi'a civilians in the Hezbollah dominated suburb Bourj el-Barajneh 43 200-240 Perpetrators dead.
France November 2015 November 2015 Paris attacks Shootings, suicide bombings, grenade, hostage taking. 130 368 Perpetrators killed[9]
Tunisia November 2015 2015 Tunis bombing Suicide bombing targeting a bus carrying presidential guards. 13 16 Perpetrator killed in explosion.
United States December 2015 2015 San Bernardino attack Married couple Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik open fire on a holiday at the Inland Regional Center before fleeing. The wife swore allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a Facebook post the day of the massacre 14 24 Perpetrators shot by police
Syria December 2015 Tell Tamer bombings Truck bombings of a Kurdish militia hospital and a market. 60 80 Unknown
Syria December 2015 2015 al-Qamishli bombings Suicide bombings in three restaurants frequented by Kurds and Assyrian Christians. 16 35 Perpetrators killed in explosions

2016[edit]

Country Date Article Description Dead Injured Status
Libya January 2016 Zliten truck bombing Suicide truck bombing at a police training camp 60 200+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Egypt January 2016 2016 Hurghada attack Stabbing attack targeting foreign tourists at the Bella Vista hotel in Hurghada 0 2 Two perpetrators killed by police
Turkey January 2016 2016 Istanbul bombing Suicide bombing targeting foreign tourists in Sultanahmet Square 13 14 Perpetrator killed in explosion
Indonesia January 2016 2016 Jakarta attacks Suicide bombings and shootout targeting a Starbucks and a police station in central Jakarta. The attacks occurred near the UN offices and several foreign embassies 4 24 Four perpetrators killed, others escaped
Saudi Arabia January 2016 Mahasen mosque attack Suicide bombing and shooting targeting a Shi'a mosque 4 18 One perpetrator killed; other arrested
Syria February 2016 February 2016 Homs bombings Two car bombings in Homs targeting Alawite civilians 57 100+ Unknown
Syria February 2016 February 2016 Sayyidah Zaynab bombings Car bombing and two suicide bombings targeting the Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque, a Shi'a mosque believed to contain the grave of Muhammad's granddaughter. 83 178 Perpetrators killed by explosions
Turkey March 2016 March 2016 Istanbul bombing A suicide bomber exploded targeting civilians in a commercial shop on a busy tourist destination and business center. 4 36 Perpetrator killed by explosion
Belgium March 2016 2016 Brussels bombings Suicide bombers attacked a metro station and an airport 32 340 Three perpetrators killed in explosions; other suspects sought
Yemen March 2016 2016 Aden car bombing Three suicide car bombings targeting military checkpoints 26 Dozens Perpetrators killed in explosions
Iraq March 2016 2016 Iraqi soccer stadium bombings Suicide bomber detonated suicide bomb in stadium 33 78 Perpetrator killed by explosion
Bangladesh April 2016 Murder of Xulhaz Mannan Xulhaz Mannan, a U.S. embassy employee and the editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine, was hacked to death in his apartment along with his friend. 2 0 Perpetrators at large
Iraq May 2016 April 2016 Baghdad bombing
2016 Samawa bombing
11 May 2016 Baghdad bombing
Four separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad claimed at least 90 lives, police sources tell Al Jazeera. 90 100+ Perpetrators killed in car explosions
Iraq May 2016 Real Madrid Fan Club massacre Two separate incidents in which three gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Real Madrid football fans at a supporters' café 28 45 Roughly six perpetrators killed
Yemen May 2016 23 May 2016 Yemen bombings Two suicide bombings targeted army recruits. 45+ 60+ Two perpetrators killed (maybe more)
Kazakhstan June 2016 2016 Aktobe shootings A group of several dozen militants attacked two gun shops and a military base in Aktobe, killing four civilians and three soldiers. Several attackers were killed during the attacks on the shops and base and more were killed during police raids that followed over the next few days. 7 40+ 18 perpetrators killed, 9 arrested
France June 2016 2016 Magnanville stabbing ISIL took responsibility for a stabbing that killed a French police officer and his companion.[10] 2 0 Perpetrator killed by police
Malaysia June 2016 2016 Movida Bar grenade attack Two men approaching a bar and one of them throwing a grenade before escaping with their motorcycle while customer is watching the UEFA Euro 2016 between Italy and Spain. First ever ISIL attack in Malaysia. 0 8 Perpetrator arrested by police
Turkey June 2016 Atatürk Airport attack Three men from former Soviet states opened fire on Atatürk Airport in Istanbul before blowing themselves up. 45 239 Perpetrators killed
United States of America June 2016 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting On June 12, 2016, 29 year old Omar Mateen killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a terrorist attack inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida 49 53 Perpetrator killed, ISIL claimed responsibility for attack
Bangladesh July 2016 2016 Dhaka attack Five men attacked a café in the Gulshan Thana of Dhaka and took hostages. 24 50 Five perpetrators killed
Iraq July 2016 July 2016 Baghdad bombings Two bomb attacks in the district of Karrada and the suburb of Sha'ab in Baghdad. 325 225+ Members of a militant cell connected to the bombings arrested
Saudi Arabia July 2016 2016 Medina suicide bombing A suicide bomber targeted security forces outside the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, a man blew himself up after police tried to arrest him near the U.S. consulate in Jeddah, and two more bomb attacks occurred in Qatif. 7 7 Four perpetrators killed by explosions
France July 2016 2016 Nice attack On 14 July (Bastille Day), Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a 31 year old from Tunisia, deliberately drove a 19 tonne cargo truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. ISIS claimed responsibility. 86 434 Perpetrator killed by police at the scene.
Germany July 2016 2016 Würzburg train attack A 17-year-old Afghan refugee seriously injured four people with a knife and an axe on a train near Würzburg in Germany 0 5 Perpetrator killed by police
Afghanistan July 2016 July 2016 Kabul bombing Two suicide bombers detonated explosive belts on civilians. 80 231+ Both perpetrators killed in explosion
Germany July 2016 2016 Ansbach bombing A Syrian refugee blow himself up near a music festival in Ansbach, where there were about 2,500 people at that moment. 0 15 Perpetrator killed in explosion
France July 2016 2016 Normandy church attack Priest Jacques Hamel, two nuns, and two worshipers taken hostage by two men armed with knives in the church during mass. Hamel was killed. 1 3 Both perpetrators killed by police
Syria July 2016 July 2016 Qamishli bombings[11] Two explosions in the predominantly Kurdish town Qamishli in Syria, killing at 57 including 8 Asayish people and wounding over 171 people. 57 171+ At least 1 perpetrator was killed by the explosion
Belgium August 2016 2016 Charleroi attack A man attacked two policewomen with a machete in Charleroi, Belgium, before being shot dead by another police officer. The attacker is reported to have said "Allahu Akbar" during the attack. 0 2 Perpetrator killed by police
Pakistan August 2016 August 2016 Quetta attacks A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least 70 people and wounded more than 100 on Monday in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta, and Islamic State and a Taliban faction claimed responsibility. 93+ 130+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Turkey August 2016 August 2016 Gaziantep bombing A child suicide bomber[12] kills over 50 at a wedding in Gaziantep province. 57 69 Perpetrator killed in explosion
Iraq September 2016 9 September 2016 Baghdad bombings A suicide bomber in a car in Baghdad killed at least 40 people and wounded more than 60 Islamic State claimed 40+ 60+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Pakistan October 2016 October 2016 Quetta attacks Three terrorist carried out mass shooting at police cadets at training center in Quetta killing 61 cadets and wounded 160 when two of them bombed themselves while one was killed during operation. 61 160+ One killed during operation, two killed in explosion
United States of America November 2016 Ohio State University attack The Terrorist was named Abdul Razak Ali Artan. He stabbed people and ran others over with a car. 11 were injured. The suspect was shot and killed by a police officer. ISIS praised the attack and said Artan had responded to their call to attack civilians of coalition countries. 1 11 Suspect shot by OSU response team officer.
Germany December 2016 2016 Berlin attack On 19 December, Anis Amri, a 24 year old Tunisian asylum seeker, hijacked a Polish truck in Berlin and drove it into a Christmas market in Breitscheidplatz, Berlin. The attack claimed 12 lives, including the original driver of the truck. ISIS claimed responsibility and later released a video of Amri pledging allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. 12 56 Suspect killed in Sesto San Giovanni (MI) by Italian police.

2017[edit]

Country Date Article Description Dead Injured Status
Turkey January 2017 2017 Istanbul nightclub shooting At least 39 people are killed and nearly 70 wounded after a gunman opens fire in a nightclub in Istanbul, on the European coast of the Bosphorus. 39 69 Perpetrator arrested on 16 January. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility.
Iraq January 2017 January 2017 Baghdad bombings At least 70 people dead in 3 separate suicide bomb attacks in Baghdad over the space of 2 days. 70+ 100+ Perpetrators killed in explosions
Afghanistan February 2017 2017 Kabul Supreme Court Bombing Suicide bomber kills 22 at the Supreme Court of Afghanistan, Kabul. ISIS claims responsibility.[13] 22+ 35+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Pakistan February 2017 2017 Sehwan suicide bombing Suicide bomber kills 100 at the Sufi Shrine. ISIS claims responsibility. 90 300+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Syria February 2017 Part of Battle of al-Bab[14] Car bomb kills 51 people in a small village outside of Al-Bab, Syria 51 Unknown ISIL claimed responsibility
Afghanistan March 2017 March 2017 Kabul attack Shooting and bombing at military hospital 49 63+ Perpetrators killed
Bangladesh March 2017 2017 Dhaka suicide bombing suicide bomber entered under-construction Rapid Action Battalion headquarters before he detonated his suicide vest. 0 2 Perpetrator killed. ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack.
United Kingdom March 2017 2017 Westminster attack Car mows down a Group of people outside the Westminister Palace before assailant stabbed police officer to death. 6 49 Perpetrator killed. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
Bangladesh March 2017 2017 South Surma bombings Militants bombed a crowd of about 500-600 people gathered near the army and police perimeter, which was about 400 metres from the militant hideout. 7 40+ Four perpetrators killed. ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack.
Egypt April 2017 2017 Palm Sunday church bombings Suicide bombings at two churches on Palm Sunday in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria 49 136 Perpetrators killed. IS claims responsibility for the attacks.
Sweden April 2017 2017 Stockholm attack Truck drives into people on Drottninggatan pedestrian street before crashing into Åhléns department store, after which the perpetrator fails to ignite a homemade butane gas bomb 5 15 Perpetrator arrested. ISIL does not claim responsibility for the attack but the perpetraitor claims to act on their behalf.[15]
France April 2017 April 2017 Champs-Élysées attack Police officers shot in Champs-Élysées, Paris. The incident killed one police officer and injured two more before the perpetrator was killed. 2 2 Perpetrator killed. ISIS claimed responsibility.[16]
Pakistan May 2017 2017 Mastung bombing A bombing targeting Abdul Ghafoor Haideri in Mastung District. 25 37 ISIL claimed responsibility.[17]
United Kingdom May 2017 Manchester Arena bombing Suicide bombing targeting concertgoers at the Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. 22 59 Perpetrator killed. ISIL claimed responsibility.[18]
Philippines May 2017 2017 Marawi clash Philippine security forces launched an operation in Marawi upon receiving reports that Isnilon Hapilon is meeting with militants of the Maute group in the city. The militants in response took control of its medical centre, burned schools and buildings and released prisoners. 593 500 90% of Marawi recaptured by government forces. 9 militants detained.[19]
Indonesia May 2017 2017 Jakarta bombings Islamic state clamed responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks that left at least three policemen dead and 11 others wounded on Wednesday. 3 12 [20]
Egypt May 2017 2017 Minya attack Masked gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying Coptic Christians traveling from Maghagha in Egypt's Minya Governorate. 28 22 Perpetrators caught. ISIS claims responsibility.[21]
United Kingdom June 2017 June 2017 London attack Van drives into pedestrians on London Bridge before three men emerge and stab people in nearby bars and restaurants. 8 48 Perpetrators killed. ISIL claims responsibility.[22]
Australia June 2017 2017 Brighton siege Somali-born Yacqub Khayre orchestrates a siege taking a prostitute hostage in a serviced apartment complex in Brighton, Australia and kills the complex clerk before enticing police to the complex. He makes references to al-Qaeda and ISIS. 1 3 Perpetrator killed. ISIL claims responsibility[23] and police declare it a terrorist incident.[24]
Iran June 2017 2017 Tehran attacks On 7 June 2017, two attacks were simultaneously carried in the Iranian parliament and the Mausoleum of Ruhollah Khomeini, shrine of Iran’s revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. 17 42 4 of the perpetrators killed, 2 of them killed in explosions, ISIS claims responsibility.[25]
Afghanistan August 2017 August 2017 Afghanistan suicide blast attack Suicide Blast Kills 36 people in Afghanistan. ISIL claims responsibility of the attack.[26] 36 Unknown 2 perpetrators dead in the suicide blast.
Pakistan August 2017 August 2017 Quetta suicide bombing Suicide blast kills 15 people including 8 Pak soldiers. 15 40 ISIL claimed responsibility.[27]
Spain August 2017 2017 Barcelona attack Van hits several pedestrians after jumping sidewalk in La Rambla 13 100 ISIL claimed responsibility.
United Kingdom September 2017 Parsons Green bombing A bomb explodes at Parsons Green station in London 0 30 ISIL claimed responsibility.
Canada September 2017 2017 Edmonton attack Edmonton police constable Mike Chernyk was allegedly hit and stabbed by 30-year-old Abdulahi Sharif, who then hit 4 pedestrians with a rental truck in a police chase 0 5 ISIL flag found in rental truck.
France October 2017 Marseille stabbing A man killed two women at the Saint-Charles Station in Marseille, France 3 0 ISIL claimed responsibility.
United States October 2017 2017 New York City truck attack A man drove a flatbed pickup truck into pedestrians on a bike path along West Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City. 8 12 Attacker taken into Police Custedy. ISIL claimed responsibility.
Egypt November 2017 2017 Sinai mosque attack Attackers launched rocket propelled grenades and opened fire on the worshipers during the crowded Friday prayer at al-Rawda near Bir al-Abed. 311 128 Survivors noted that the attackers brandished the Islamic State flag.[28]
United States of America December 2017 2017 New York City attempted bombing Akayed Ullah, 27, attempted a suicide bombing at the 42nd Street-Port Authority Bus Terminal. The crude pipe bomb injured 4 people including the bomber. 0 4 The perpetrator was reported as declaring his allegiance to ISIS.[29]
Afghanistan December 2017 December 2017 Kabul suicide bombing Suicide bombing at the Tabayan cultural centre in Kabul. 50 80 Perpetrators killed. ISIS claimed responsibility.[30]

2018[edit]

Country Date Article Description Dead Injured Status
Iraq January 2018 January 15, 2018 Baghdad bombings On January 15, 2018, two suicide bombings took place at al-Tayaran Square of Baghdad, killing 38 people and injuring more than 105 others. ISIL claimed responsibility. 38 105 Perpetrators killed. ISIS claimed responsibility.[31]
Afghanistan January 2018 2018 Save the Children Jalalabad attack On 24 January 2018, militants affiliated with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province launched a bomb and gun attack on a Save the Children office in Jalalabad, a city in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, killing six people and injuring 27. 6 27 Perpetrators killed. ISIS claimed responsibility.[32]
Russia February 2018 2018 Kizlyar church shooting On February 18, 2018, a 22-year-old man local to the Russia’s southern province of Dagestan carrying a knife and a hunting rifle opened fire on a crowd at an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, killing five women and injuring several other people. 6 5 Perpetrator Killed. ISIS claimed responsibility.[33]
France March 2018 Trèbes hostage crisis The Trèbes hostage crisis unfolded in the southern French town of Trèbes on 23 March 2018, but began hours earlier in Carcassonne, when 26-year-old French-Moroccan Redouane Lakdim killed a motorist and injured his passenger, then stole the car and attacked four French police officers, wounding one. Lakdim drove to nearby Trèbes, where he stormed a Super U supermarket, killing two civilians and injuring three more. 5 15 Perpetrator killed. Gunman claimed allegiance with ISIS.[34]
Iraq April 2018 2018 Asdira funeral bombing 25 people were killed and 18 wounded when explosives exploded at a funeral for Sunni Muslim tribal fighters in the village of Asdira near the northern Iraqi town of Al-Shirqat.[35][36][37] 25 18 ISIS claimed responsibility.
Afghanistan April 2018 April 2018 Kabul suicide bombing On 22 April 2018, a suicide blast killed 69 people and wounded dozens more Sunday at a voter registration center in Koche Mahtab Qala, in the Dashte Barchi area of western Kabul, Afghanistan. 69 120 Perpetrator killed. ISIS claimed responsibility.
Afghanistan April 2018 30 April 2018 Kabul suicide bombings At least 29 people were killed and 50 others injured in two suicide bombings in the Afghan capital Kabul, including several journalists documenting the scene.[38][39]

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29 50 ISIS claimed responsibility.
Libya May 2018 2018 attack on the High National Elections Commission in Tripoli, Libya Suicide bombers attacked the head offices of Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli, killing at least 16 people, injuring 20 and setting fire to the building.[41][42] 16 20 ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
France May 2018 2018 Paris knife attack On May 12, 2018, a man was fatally shot by police after killing one pedestrian and injuring several more in Paris, France. 2 8 Perpetrator killed. ISIS claims responsibility.[43]
Indonesia May 2018 2018 Surabaya churches bombings The 2018 Surabaya churches bombings were a series of terrorist attacks that occurred on 13 May 2018 in three churches in Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia. The explosions took place at Innocent Saint Mary Catholic Church (Gereja Katolik Santa Maria Tak Bercela, SMTB) on Ngagel Madya Street, Surabaya Central Pentecost Church (Gereja Pantekosta Pusat Surabaya, GPPS) on Arjuno Street, and Indonesia Christian Church (Gereja Kristen Indonesia, GKI) on Diponegoro Street. The first explosion took place at the SMTB Church. The second and third explosions followed 30 minutes apart. 28 57 28 dead including all of the perpetrators. ISIS claims responsibility.
Belgium May 2018 2018 Liege shooting On 29 May 2018, Benjamin Herman, a prisoner on temporary leave from prison, stabbed two female police officers, took their guns and shot and killed them and a civilian in Liège, Belgium. 4 4 Perpetrator killed. ISIS claims responsibility.[44]
Afghanistan June 2018 Afghanistan June 2018 Suicide Blast A suicide bomber killed at least 36 people and injured 65 others at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the Rodat district of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar[45] 36 65 ISIS claimed responsibility perpetrator killed.
Afghanistan July 2018 July 2018 Jalalabad suicide bombing On 1 July 2018, a suicide bomber detonated in the center of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing 20 people, mainly Sikhs and Hindus, and injuring 20 others.[46] Islamic State claimed responsibility 20 20 ISIS claimed responsibility.[47]
Pakistan July 2018 13 July 2018 Pakistan bombings Siraj Raisani was about to address an election rally when a suicide bomber, carrying around 16–20 kg of explosive material in his vest,blew himself up among a crowd of more than 1000 people.Along with Raisani, the explosion killed 128 people.Two days after the attack, on 15 July 2018, the number of dead increased to 149, while 186 other people were injured, making it the deadliest terrorist attack in Pakistan since the APS massacre in Peshawar in 2014.[48] 149 186 ISIS claimed responsibility.[49]
Afghanistan July 2018 2018 Kabul Airport attack At least 23 people, including an AFP driver, were killed and 107 others injured in a suicide bombing near Kabul International Airport as scores of people were leaving the airport after welcoming home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile.[50] 23 107 ISIS claimed responsibility.
Canada July 2018 Danforth shooting The Danforth shooting was a mass shooting that occurred on Danforth Avenue in the Greektown district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on the night of July 22, 2018.[51] Faisal Hussain killed two people and wounded thirteen, eight directly. He committed suicide after a shootout with Toronto Police Service (TPS) officers.[52] Hussain visited ISIL websites, may have expressed support for the terrorist group and could have lived in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but was not apparently directed by ISIL.[53] On July 25, Amaq News Agency, citing a "security source", claimed that he was "from the soldiers of Islamic State”,[54] 3 13 ISIS claimed responsibility
Pakistan July 2018 2018 Quetta suicide bombing On 25 July 2018, during polling for the Pakistani general election, 2018, a bomb blast outside a polling station in Quetta's Eastern Bypass area resulted in 31 people being killed and over 35 injured.[55][56][57] Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the group’s Amaq News Agency. 31 40 ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
Syria July 2018 2018 As-Suwayda attacks The 2018 As-Suwayda attacks were a string of suicide bombings and gun attacks that took place in and around As-Suwayda, Syria on 25 July, killing at least 246 people and injuring more than 200. The attacks were committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).[58][59] 246 200+ ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
Tajikistan July 2018 Terrorist attack against cyclists in Tajikistan Four cyclists, including two Americans, are killed after a car plowed through tourists traveling through Tajikistan.[60] 4 3 ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
Afghanistan August 2018 2018 Gardez Shiite Mosque Afghanistan Attack Two militants dressed in burqa entered a Shiite mosque in the town of Gardez in the province of Paktia and opened fire. One of the attackers blew himself up and the other was gunned down by security guards. 39 people were killed and at least 80 others injured in the attack.[61][62] 48 70 ISIS claimed responsibility.
Afghanistan August 2018 August 2018 Kabul suicide bombing A suicide bombing occurred on Wednesday 15 August 2018 in the Shia region of Kabul took place.[63] Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health reported that 48 people including 34 students were killed and 67 were injured.[64] The responsibility was claimed by ISIS.[65] 48 67 ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
Iran September 2018 Ahvaz military parade attack On 22 September 2018, a military parade was attacked in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz.[66][67] The attackers killed 25 people, including soldiers of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and civilian bystanders.[68] 30 70 Perpetrators killed. ISIS claimed responsibility and provide a video containing the alleged attackers discussing the attack.[69]
Egypt November 2018 2018 Minya bus attack On November 2, 2018, multiple gunmen opened fire on a bus in Minya carrying christian Copts, the attack killed 7 and injured 14, ISIL also claimed responsibility for the attack.[70][71][72] 7 14 ISIL claimed responsibility and all of the 19 perpetrators were killed by Egyptian soldiers 2 days later.
Australia November 2018 2018 Melbourne stabbing attack On November 9, 2018, A Somali man set on fire his car and then started stabbing people killing one and injuring 2 the attacker was later killed, ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack and the man also supported ISIL.[73] 1 2 Attacker was shot dead, supported ISIL and ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack.

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