Terrorism in the Republic of the Congo

The risk of terrorist attacks in the Republic of the Congo 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 14 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 33 people have been killed and 5 injured.



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Most frequent attack targets in the Republic of the Congo

(2013 to 2017)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Private citizens131950
Police61200
Government4400
Transportation11400
Military11400


Most affected regions

(2013 to 2017)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Brazzaville111700
Pool21400
Lekoumou1250


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.