Terrorism in Ivory Coast

The risk of terrorist attacks in Ivory Coast 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 11 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 53 people have been killed and 38 injured.

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

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Most frequent attack targets in Ivory Coast

(2012 to 2016)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Government31630
Private citizens334330
Military232330
Police2300
Utilities2900
Political parties1021
Journalists & Media1100
Tourists122330


Most affected regions

(2012 to 2016)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Lagunes61321
Moyen-Cavally21200
Marahoue1500
Sud-Comoe122330


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.