|Incidents of Terrorism, Worldwide*|
|Attacks resulting in at least 1 death, injury, or kidnapping|
|Attacks resulting in the death of at least 10 individuals|
|Attacks resulting in the death of at least 1 individual|
|Attacks resulting in the death of only 1 individual|
|Attacks resulting in the death of 0 individuals|
|Attacks resulting in the injury of at least 1 individual|
|Attacks resulting in the kidnapping of at least 1 individual|
|People killed, injured or kidnapped as a result of terrorism, worldwide|
|People killed as a result of terrorism, worldwide|
|People injured as a result of terrorism, worldwide|
|People kidnapped as a result of terrorism, worldwide|
NCTC OBSERVATIONS RELATED TO TERRORIST INCIDENTS STATISTICAL MATERIAL
Over 11,500 terrorist attacks occurred in 72 countries in 2010, resulting in approximately 50,000 victims, including almost 13,200 deaths. Although the number of attacks rose by almost 5 percent over the previous year, the number of deaths declined for a third consecutive year, dropping 12 percent from 2009. This decline reflected a combination of two factors: a decrease in the number of attacks causing more than five deaths along with an increase in attacks causing no deaths. For the second year in a row, the largest number of reported attacks occurred in South Asia, which also had the largest number of victims for the third consecutive year. More than 75 percent of the world’s terrorist attacks and deaths took place in South Asia and the Near East.
Attacks in Afghanistan and Iraq rose in 2010. Almost a quarter of worldwide attacks occurred in Iraq, a slight increase from 2009, although deaths fell for the fourth consecutive year.
The number of deaths in Africa fell by more than 30 percent, from 3,239 in 2009 to 2,131 in 2010, although attacks rose slightly, from 853 in 2009 to 878 in 2010.
The number of Lord’s Resistance Army attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo declined sharply, but in June Algeria saw its first suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) since September 2008.
The number of attacks and deaths in Europe and Eurasia declined slightly in 2010, with the vast majority again occurring in Russia. Attacks fell from 737 in 2009 to 706 in 2010, and deaths fell from 367 in 2009 to 355 in 2010.
The fewest incidents in 2010 were reported in the Western Hemisphere, where both attacks and deaths declined by roughly 25 percent. Western Hemisphere attacks fell from 444 in 2009 to 340 in 2010, and deaths fell from 377 in 2009 to 279 in 2010.
Terrorist attacks in East Asia declined in 2010, most significantly in Thailand and the Philippines.
Sunni extremists committed almost 60 percent of all worldwide terrorist attacks. These attacks caused approximately 70 percent of terrorism-related deaths, a significant increase from the almost 62 percent in 2009. The following noteworthy attacks are cataloged in WITS.
Largest Sunni Extremist Attacks:
On 7 July 2010, in the northern 'Azamiyah district of Baghdad, Iraq, a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) near a group of Shia pilgrims making their way to the Imam Musa al-Kadhim shrine, killing between 29 and 48 pilgrims and several Sunni civilians and wounding between 133 and 315 pilgrims and several Sunni civilians. No group claimed responsibility, although the Islamic State of Iraq ISI was believed to be responsible. ICN 201012531
On 11 July 2010, al-Shabaab conducted and claimed responsibility for its largest and most complex attack to date in Kampala, Uganda, killing 76 and wounding 114 civilians. ICN 201010950
On 1 September 2010, assailants threw a grenade and two suicide bombers detonated IEDs targeting a Shia Muslim procession in Lahore, Pakistan, killing 40 and wounding 272. The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar i Jhangvi both claimed responsibility. ICN 201014275
Of the remaining attacks, secular, political, or anarchist groups accounted for almost 16 percent of the total, roughly the same proportion as in 2009. Christian extremist attacks fell sharply from 1,052 in 2009 to 321 in 2010.
On 28 May 2010, in West Midnapore, West Bengal, India, assailants removed a piece of railroad track and derailed a train, killing 148 civilians and wounding 200 others. The People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA) claimed responsibility. ICN 201009593
On 24 June 2010, in Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Urban Area, Greece, firebombs exploded at the Marfin Bank branch, damaging the bank but causing no injuries. Groups for Dissemination of Revolutionary Theory and Action claimed responsibility. ICN 201011843
Just from the numbers I’m posting today you can see that Sunni Muslims committed 60% of the terrorist attacks that totaled 70% of the deaths! Not counting Shia’s or other Islamic Sects that means more than 9,230 deaths at the hands of ISLAMIC Terrorists! By the time I finish going thru all the numbers in this massive report I suspect the number will well exceed 12,000 deaths, by ISLAMIC Terrorists!
As horrible as the amount of deaths are, its only a small part of the costs. The amount of lives forever changed as a result of these EVIL attacks is staggering! The economic costs associated worldwide unbelievable! The souls lost to the EVIL Cult of Islam tragic!
This report from the State Department is well over 200 pages long. Over the next two weeks I will continue to break the numbers down and report on them. Please continue to Pray for God’s help in leading our Muslim Brother’s and Sister’s away from this EVIL Cult called Islam!
In His Service,