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Paris Attack | An overview on terrorism in France since 2015

Paris Attack | An overview on terrorism in France since 2015

On May 12, 1 person was killed and 4 others were injured after a suspect armed with a knife attacked bystanders in Rue Monsigny in Paris’ 2nd district, in the proximity of the Opera House. The suspect was shot and killed by the police. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.


 

The suspect, identified as Khamzat Azimov, was born in 1997 in Chechnya and naturalised French in 2010. He was know to the French intelligence service as a radical islamist and he was included in the Fiche S (meaning a serious threat to national security).


Number of terrorism related incidents in France since the Paris attacks in November 2015

 

 


Number of casualties in terror related incidents in France since the Paris attacks in November 2015

 


Number of arrests following counter-terrorism operations

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4 arrested and 21 detained in connection to al-Baghdadi in Kirsehir #turkey #terrorism #insurgencyhttps://t.co/CjKUuPZYYx
36 truck drivers arrested after trying to block traffic #zambia #socialtrouble #transport https://t.co/iZlLo0PFWF https://t.co/zXkmlknh3C
2 killed in Kogi East, as gunmen in police uniforms scare away voters #nigeria #crime #electionhttps://t.co/3ievrk8iAL
6 Sudanese troops killed near the Saudi-Yemen border #sudan #yemen #civilwar #war https://t.co/VlBZB1JbFI https://t.co/Maujdxswl4
Police seize 450 kg of drugs in Abu Dhabi #unitedarabemirates #crime https://t.co/zQ2lqvJeTh https://t.co/IF3zfQhb4z
1 dead, 1 arrested following stabbing incident in Florø, Western Norway #norway #crime https://t.co/CMDyYJdE6G https://t.co/SZAJMj1HY9
1 dead, 1 arrested on suspicion of murder in Worcester, West Midlands #unitedkingdom #crime https://t.co/TiggfYne5G https://t.co/xlNzhp7JkY
91,568 irregular migrants and refugees entered Europe in 2019, UN Report #europe #cis #irregularmigrationhttps://t.co/ct7jwtyWtW
6 killed by Turkish military in the Gara region #iraq #turkey #terrorism #insurgency https://t.co/rKuvZzRyBU https://t.co/X7oM7nSyxK
41 arrested during yellow-vest demonstration in Paris, Île-de-France #france #civilunrest #socialtroublehttps://t.co/IIUYYfytVo
Protestors abandon occupation of universities, Hong Kong #china #civilunrest #socialtrouble https://t.co/PS6mYcgGoW https://t.co/gZ1ixTpVWo
2 prosecutors killed near Kabul #afghanistan #terrorism #insurgency https://t.co/nsP8u6S7d6 https://t.co/B1KbehiyBW
18 gang members arrested for multiple crimes in Athens, Greece #greece #crime https://t.co/99NtcRD0AU https://t.co/MbHiSHbOvw
Iraq closed Shalamcheh border crossing with Iran #iran #iraq #civilunrest #transport #travelwarninghttps://t.co/bBsyHWQCPQ
1 killed in fuel price protest in Sirjan, Kerman Province #iran #civilunrest #oil #gas https://t.co/4624s5pkcD https://t.co/pwVUVh4mNi
2 buses carrying voters attacked in Thanthirimale, Anuradhapura District #srilanka #election #terrorism #insurgencyhttps://t.co/gKhTNVV9Hi
6 people rescued from building fire in North York, Ontario #canada #workplacedisaster https://t.co/WjyrhhhWWa https://t.co/qAu8CiwOuG
1 found dead in Brøndby Strand, Brøndby #denmark #crime https://t.co/RwJhu4Q64J https://t.co/Lq4Xve0e7A
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