List of terrorist incidents, 2017

This is a list of terrorist incidents which took place in 2017, including attacks by violent non-state actors, split up by month. Note that terrorism related to drug wars and cartel violence is not included in these lists.

2017 terrorist incidents with 100+ deaths[]

Date Type Dead Injured Location Details Perpetrator Part of
March 8 Suicide bombing, shootings 100+ 63+ Kabul, Afghanistan March 2017 Kabul attack: The Sardar Daud Khan Military Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, was attacked by a group of gunmen, some of them dressed in white hospital robes. Islamic State War in Afghanistan
March 11, March 15 Bombings 114 150+ Damascus, Syria March 2017 Damascus bombings: Three terrorist attacks occurred in the city of Damascus. At least 114 persons were killed in the bombings. Tahrir al-Sham, Islamic State Syrian Civil War
April 15 Suicide car bombing 126+ 55+ Aleppo, Syria 2017 Aleppo suicide car bombing: In a district of Aleppo a strong explosion occurred. According to provisional data, a motor bomb exploded. The blast killed at least 126 people, including more than 60 children.[1][2] Tahrir al-Sham (suspected) Syrian Civil War
April 21 Shooting 140-256 (+10) 160+ Balkh Province, Afghanistan 2017 Camp Shaheen attack: Attack of military base by Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan killed 256 Afghan soldiers. More than 160 were also injured.[3] Taliban War in Afghanistan
May 20 Shooting 141+ 100+ Wadi al Shatii District, Libya Brak El-Shati airbase raid: At least 141 soldiers and civilians were killed in an attack in Southern Libya.[4] Misrata Militants (suspected) Second Libyan Civil War
May 31 Car Bombing 150+ 413+ Kabul, Afghanistan May 2017 Kabul attack: A car bombing in Kabul's diplomatic quarter killed at least 150 persons and wounded 413 others.[5][6] Islamic Jihad Union (suspected) War in Afghanistan
October 14 Suicide truck bombing 587 316 Mogadishu, Somalia 14 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings: At least 587 people were killed and 316 wounded in a suicide truck bombing in Mogadishu.[7] Al-Shabaab (suspected) War in Somalia (2009–present)
November 4 Suicide car bombing 100+ 140 Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria At least 100 civilians were killed and 140 others were wounded in an ISIS car bombing that struck a gathering of people displaced by fighting in eastern Syria.[8][better source needed] Islamic State[citation needed] Syrian Civil War
November 24 Bombing, Shootings 311 122+ Bir al-Abed, Egypt 2017 Sinai attack: According to security sources, attackers placed explosives around the mosque and set them off as worshipers left after Friday prayers. Then they shot at the survivors.[9] Islamic State (suspected) Sinai insurgency


  1. ^ "Suicide car bombing kills at least 100 people in Syria". The Washington Post. 15 April 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Death toll from Aleppo bus convoy bomb attack at least 126: Observatory". Reuters. 2017-04-16. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  3. ^ "Taliban-Angriff in Afghanistan fordert mehr als 140 Menschen zum Opfer". RTlanguage=de. 2017-04-22. 
  4. ^ "More than 100 killed in attack on southern Libya airbase – France 24". 20 May 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2017. 
  5. ^ Abed, Mujib Mashal, Fahim; Sukhanyar, Jawad (31 May 2017). "Deadly Bombing in Kabul Is One of the Afghan War's Worst Strikes". Retrieved 17 August 2017 – via 
  6. ^ "Death Toll After Blast Rises To At Least 100 And Could Increase – TOLOnews". Retrieved 17 August 2017. 
  7. ^ "Zoobe Bombing Claimed 655 Lives Latest Figures Show". Radio Dalsan. Retrieved 2018-03-05. 
  8. ^ "At least 100 people killed in explosion in Deir Ez-Zor, Syria". Trend.Az. 2017-11-05. Retrieved 2018-01-27. 
  9. ^ "Ägypten, Sinai-Halbinsel: Anschlag auf Moschee, Tote und Verletzte". (in German). Retrieved 2018-01-27.