Terrorism in South AfricaThe risk of terrorist attacks in South Africa 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 87 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 54 people have been killed and 61 injured.
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Most frequent attack targets in South Africa(2013 to 2017)
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Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
Terrorist organisations in South Africa
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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.