Catalogue Of Terror: How Europe Fell Under Attack In 2016

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By Heat Street Staff | 6:25 am, December 20, 2016

Last night’s atrocity in Berlin has left 12 people dead and an estimated 50 injured.

This list charts all major attacks in Europe during 2016:

  • December 19 – 12 killed and about 50 injured in Berlin Christmas Market attack by a truck driven by a suspected Pakistani asylum seeker
  • July 26 – Catholic priest aged 84 murdered by two Isis attackers while saying Mass in Rouen, northern France
  • July 24 – Mohammad Daleel, 27, a Syrian refugee denied asylum, detonates a suicide bomb at a wine bar in Ansbach, Germany, injuring 15 people
  • July 24 – A Syrian refugee with a machete murders a woman and injures two others near Stuttgart, Germany
  • July 22 – David Sonboly, 18, a German-Iranian, kills nine people at a Munich shopping centre and then shoots himself. He had been in psychiatric care
  • July 18 – A 17-year-old Afghan refugee with an axe and knife injures 18 people on a train in southern Germany
  • July 14 – 86 people killed and 434 injured in Nice when Tunisian terrorist Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drives a truck into a crowd
  • March 22 – 32 people killed and more than 300 injured in three nail bomb explosions in Brussels: two at Zaventem airport and one at a Metro station. An IS terror cell linked to the 2015 Paris attacks is held responsible