Terrorism in BurmaThe risk of terrorist attacks in Burma over the past years can be classified as below average. Globally, the country took a less important role for terrorism so far. Over the past 5 years a total number of 216 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 286 people have been killed and 204 injured.
In 33 incedents a total of 560 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage, though a ransom was rarely (2 times) extorted.
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Most frequent attack targets in Burma(2013 to 2017)
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Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
Terrorist organisations in Burma
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|Rohingya Solidarity Organization||1||4||1||0|
|Student Network of Mandalay||1||0||0||3|
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.