The Terrorist group "Taliban" is one of the largest in the world. Since 1995 it is active in Afghanistan
. In the years 2012 to 2016 alone, a total of 4639 terrorist acts with 18432 killed people were registered. Among them were 475 suicide attacks.
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 Taliban claimed the main responsibility. There may well be further attacks on which the Taliban 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
Primary attack types
Afghanistan 1995 to 2016
Pakistan 2002 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.