Terrorism in Chad

The risk of terrorist attacks in Chad over the past years can be classified as almost insignificant. Compared to other countries here are only quite a few incedents. Over the past 5 years a total number of 30 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 232 people have been killed and 467 injured. Among them were 14 suicide acts.

In 3 incedents a total of 31 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage, though a ransom was rarely (1 times) extorted.

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Most frequent attack targets in Chad

(2013 to 2017)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Private citizens2316235630
Police4491100
Business21201
Military13110
Government1000


Most affected regions

(2013 to 2017)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Lac2015727430
N'Djamena4531810
Sila2001
Wadi Fira1110


Terrorist organisations in Chad

OrganisationAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Boko Haram2521946630
Jihadi-inspired extremists1000
Sudanese Rebels1001


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.