Terrorism in Chad

The risk of terrorist attacks in Chad over the past years can be classified as low. Compared to other countries so far here are are only a few incedents. Over the past 5 years a total number of 26 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 219 people have been killed and 466 injured. Among them were 14 suicide acts.

In 1 incedents a total of 30 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage.

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Most frequent attack targets in Chad

(2012 to 2016)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Private citizens2216135530
Police3491100
Military13110
Government1000


Most affected regions

(2012 to 2016)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Lac2015727430
N'Djamena4531810


Terrorist organisations in Chad

OrganisationAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Boko Haram2521946630
Jihadi-inspired extremists1000


All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. An act of terrorism is concidered every incident which is aimed at attaining a political, economic, religious, or social goal, but not for pure profit motives. In addition these incidents must not be legitimized by warfare activities, listet in the Geneva Conventions of 1949.