Terrorism in MexicoThe risk of terrorist attacks in Mexico 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 36 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 64 people have been killed and 116 injured.
In 4 incedents a total of 11 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage.
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Most frequent attack targets in Mexico(2013 to 2017)
|Journalists & Media||15||13||6||6|
Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
|Baja California Sur||1||1||0||0|
Terrorist organisations in Mexico
|Pagan Sect of the Mountain||9||0||0||0|
|Individuals Tending Toward Savagery||1||37||101||0|
|Informal Feminist Commando for Anti-authoritarian Action||1||0||0||0|
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.