Fast Facts on US Terrorist Attacks


Here, we look at notable terrorist attacks that have resulted in deaths in the continental United States since 1980.

1978-1995- Three people were killed and 23 injured in a series of mail bombings by Ted Kaczynski. Also known as “Yuna Bomber,” he is serving his eight life sentences on murder charges. Although he was not charged with terrorism, the series of bombings is considered a terrorist incident.

February 26, 1993 A bomb explodes in the underground parking lot of the World Trade Center in New York. Six people have died and more than 1,000 are being treated for injuries. Six suspects were convicted of being involved in the bombing. A seventh suspect, Abdul Rahman Yasin, is still on the run.

From April 19, 1995 168 killed when bomb hits Alfred P. Mara Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Timothy McVeigh was convicted of federal murder in 1997 and executed in 2001.

From July 27, 1996 A bomb explodes at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park during the Summer Olympics. One died, another died of a heart attack, and over 100 were injured.bombing suspect Eric Robert Rudolph He was arrested in North Carolina in 2003 after being charged with the Atlanta bombing and other bombings in 2000. abortion A hospital where one died. Rudolf is serving his four life sentences in a row and he is serving 120 years for assault charges.

September 11, 2001 Nineteen al-Qaeda members hijack four US airliners. Two crashed into the World Trade Center Towers in New York, one hit the Pentagon, and the other crashed into the Pennsylvania countryside. US Capitol. 2,753 dead on World Trade Center grounds. 184 at the Pentagon. His 40 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. A total of 2,977 people died.

From April 15, 2013 Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Three people were killed and at least 264 injured. One of his suspects, Tamerlantsarnaev, died in a clash with police. His younger brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is arrested. He was formally sentenced to death on June 24, 2015.

From July 16, 2015 Mohammad Abduljeez opened fire on the Army Recruitment Center and Naval Reserve in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Killed 4 US Marines and 1 Navy sailor. Abdulazeez dies in a shootout with law enforcement. FBI Director James Comey Abduljeez’s actions later “Motivated by the propaganda of a foreign terrorist organization” It is difficult to determine which terrorist group influenced him.

From December 2, 2015 Married couple Saeed Rizwan Farouk and Tashfeen Malik open fire at a holiday party at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California. Killed 14 people. Farouk and Malik are killed in a shootout with the police. The investigator The couple self-radicalized.

From June 12, 2016 US-born Omar Mateen, who swore allegiance to ISIS, killed 49 people Injured others in a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. second deadliest mass shooting Among the worst terrorist attacks in recent US history and the nation since 9/11. Police shoot Mateen dead inside the club.

From August 12, 2017 One dead, 19 injured as speeding car smashes into crowd of protesters In Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacists and other far-right groups organized a “Unite the Right” rally to protest the city’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. . Driver: James Alex Fields Jr. Convicted by a Virginia jury of first-degree murder and nine other counts December 2018, and pleads guilty to 29 federal hate crimes March 2019. Fields was later sentenced to life in prison by both a Virginia judge and a federal judge.the two statements are executed in succession.

From October 31, 2017 Eight people were killed and nearly 12 injured when a 29-year-old man drove a rental pickup truck down a busy bike path near the World Trade Center in New York City.The suspect was identified as Saiflo Habibraevich Saipov. Saipov was subsequently charged with his 28 counts, including eight counts of murder, 18 counts of attempted murder, and other terrorism charges.

From August 3, 2019 Twenty-two people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. The incident is being treated as domestic terrorism. Police say they found anti-immigrant documents that endorse white supremacist and racist views and are believed to have been written by the suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius. Crusius was later charged with murder When Also federal hate crimes and federal firearms crimes.

December 6, 2019 – Gunmen open fire on a naval air station in Pensacola, Florida, killing three US sailors. Muhammad, his 21-year-old second lieutenant in the Saudi Air Force and student naval aviation officer, his shooter, identified as al-Shamrani, died in a shootout with two deputies. At a press conference on January 13, 2020, Attorney General William Barr said the shooting was an act of terrorism motivated by “jihadist ideology.” The FBI announced on May 18, 2020, Information obtained from killer’s phone shows he was a longtime associate of al-Qaeda He had been in contact with the group’s operatives the night before the shooting.

From December 10, 2019 Two shooters attack a kosher grocery store in Jersey City, New Jersey. He killed three people inside the store. New Jersey Attorney General Garbill S. Grewal later said the killings were being investigated as domestic terrorism “fueled by both anti-Semitic and anti-law enforcement beliefs.” The shooter killed a police detective near a Jersey City cemetery before committing a murder at the store. Died.


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