Terrorism in Argentina

The risk of terrorist attacks in Argentina 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 7 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 4 people have been injured. However, there were no deaths.

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

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Most frequent attack targets in Argentina

(2012 to 2016)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Government3000
Private citizens2020
Police1020
Business1001


Most affected regions

(2012 to 2016)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Buenos Aires2000
Ciudad de Buenos Aires2020
Rio Negro1000
Federal Capital1020
Misiones1001


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.