Terrorism in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The risk of terrorist attacks in Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 10 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 4 people have been killed and 10 injured.



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Most frequent attack targets in Bosnia and Herzegovina

(2012 to 2016)

TargetAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Religious institutions3030
Police2220
Private citizens1000
Business1020
Journalists & Media1000
Military1230
Transportation1230


Most affected regions

(2012 to 2016)

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina8260
Republika Srpska2240


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.