Dödade av terrorism i Väst-Europa 1970-2015

Posted on 18 juli, 2016


dinsdag 22 maart 2016 | english, Terrorisme, Europa, actualiteit

In total 150 people died by terrorism attacks last year. In 2004 196 people were killed. In that year 191 people died in the attacks in Madrid.

1988 was the most violent year in Western Europe. 270 people died in the attack on the Pan Am flight over Lockerbie.

The data for the years 1970-2014 are from the Global Terrorism Database van Start. The data for 2015 is from Wikipedia.
Western Europe is defined as:: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland en Vatican City.

The Air India flight 182 that crashed after a bomb exploded in Irish air space in 1985 is not included in the Western Europa data by GTD. In the crash 329 people died.

Terrorism in Iraq 2006-2015

A map circulated on Twitter with the statement that is showed all car bombings in Baghdad for the last 10 years. It was a viral hoax. We’ve constructed a map with data for the 10 years between 2006 and 2015 with all known locations and number of attacks in Iraq.


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