Terrorism in NigerThe risk of terrorist attacks in Niger 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 62 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 858 people have been killed and 243 injured. Among them were 7 suicide acts.
In 8 incedents a total of 40 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 Niger(2013 to 2017)
Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
Terrorist organisations in Niger
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.