The Terrorist group "Maoists" is one of the largest in the world. Since 1995 it is active in India
. In the years 2012 to 2016 alone, a total of 1070 terrorist acts with 559 killed people were registered.
The most frequently affected targets were Police and Private citizens. The most common forms of terrorism were Bombing and Armed Assault. Overview: TerrorismList of Terror GroupsComparison by country
Number of attacks since 1995
Only those acts of terrorism were evaluated, in which the terrorist organisation Maoists claimed the main responsibility. There may well be further attacks on which Maoists has declared itself to be a subordinate group or in which a subordinate role has been identified by the authorities. These cases are not covered here.
Primary attack targets
Type of attacks
India 1995 to 2016
Nepal 1999 to 2016
All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database
. For the definition of a terrorist act see the introduction of our terrorism pages
All information without guarantee.