Terrorism in Albania

The risk of terrorist attacks in Albania 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 1 people have been killed and 2 injured.



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Most frequent attack targets in Albania

(2013 to 2017)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Government3000
Private citizens2120
Utilities1000


Most affected regions

(2013 to 2017)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Vlore2120
Shkoder2000
Durres1000
Tirana1000


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.