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Muslim extremists

The Terrorist group "Muslim extremists" is a rather small association. It is active in 32 countries. In the years 2013 to 2017 alone, a total of 115 terrorist acts with 174 killed people were registered. Among them were 3 suicide attacks.

The most frequently affected targets were Private citizens and Police. The most common forms of terrorism were Bombing and Armed Assault.

Overview: Terrorism

List of Terror Groups

Comparison by country

Number of attacks since 1994

Only those acts of terrorism were evaluated, in which the terrorist organisation Muslim extremists claimed the main responsibility. There may well be further attacks on which Muslim extremists 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. Neither were incidents before 1994 evaluated.



Primary attack targets



Primary attack types



Muslim extremists: Acts of terrorism 2013 to 2017

LandAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Syria2139840
Mali162453
Egypt1425100
Burma11321
Algeria768180
Burkina Faso6807
India6250
Indonesia5860
Spain4211101
Yemen46152
Pakistan4110
Nigeria3300
Bangladesh3110
Philippines3806
United Kingdom37520
United States3343
Central Africa25210
France2000
Libya2001
Iraq2401
Tanzania1800
Cameroon1600
Tunisia1110
Germany1130
Belgium1040
Albania1000
Ukraine1001
Russia1260
Afghanistan1001
Kuwait1100
Canada1010
Australia11180


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.