The 4 Deadliest Terrorist Attacks

Here is a list of the worst attacks with the intent to inflict terror known to humanity. This list provides brief information about the most atrocious acts of terrorism. From bombings to mid-air plane bomb explosions, this list provides what sick humans can inflict upon their own due to a barbaric religion.

# 4 Deadliest Terrorist Attack

Date: 3rd September, 2004

Location: School Number One, Beslan, North Ossetia-Alania (Russia)

Casualties: 384 dead & 783 injured

Method: School Number One with 1,100 people with 777 children was taken hostage


Withdrawal of Russian troops from Chechnya and independence for Chechnya.
Presence of the following people at the school: Aleksander Dzasokhov (president of North Ossetia), Murat Zyazikov (president of Ingushetia), Ruslan Aushev (former president of Ingushetia), Leonid Roshal (a pediatrician). Alternatively, instead of Roshal and Aushev, the hostage-takers might have named Vladimir Rushailo and Alu Alkhanov (pro-Moscow President of Chechnya).

Responsible: Islamic group sent by the Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev.

# 3 Deadliest Terrorist Attack

Date: 11 September, 2001

Location: World Trade Center, New York & Pentagon, Washington

Casualties: 2,998

Method: Two passenger jets intentionally crashed into the Twin Towers & one crashed into the Pentagon while a third crashed on ground

Issue: distaste for American Imperialism

Responsible: Islamist group Al-Qaeda led by Osama bin Laden.

Deadliest Terrorist Attack #2

Date: Late 1980s

Location: Palestine, Gaza, West Bank, Jordan

Casualties: 20,000

Method: Guerilla warfare, fidayeen, car bombs, military might,

Issue: Palestinian nationalism, Islamism, religious nationalism

Responsible: Islamic Radical group HAMAS

And the # 1 Deadliest Terrorist Attack in Human History Is

Date: 1980 – 2008

Location: Sri Lanka

Causalities: over 60,000

Method: Guerilla warfare, Suicide bombings, car bombs, attacking troop convoy, killing whole villages

Issue: Separate state for Tamils & ousting Indian Tamils settled there

Responsible: Islamic Group Liberation of Tamil Tigers Eelam headed by V Prabhakaran

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