Terrorism in Azerbaijan

The risk of terrorist attacks in Azerbaijan 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 6 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 1 people have been killed and 4 injured.



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Most frequent attack targets in Azerbaijan

(2013 to 2017)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Religious institutions2010
Business2120
Private citizens1000
Police1010


Most affected regions

(2013 to 2017)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Baku3110
Quba1000
Zaqatala1010
Ismailli1020


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.