The attack on a mosque in eastern Egypt, where at least 235 people were killed and more than 100 injured, is one of the most deadly in the world after September 11 in the United States:
– Somalia 2017: 358 dead
On 14 October, 358 people were killed and 228 were injured in an assault with explosives in Hondan, a busy shopping district in Mogadishu. No organization has officially assumed responsibility for the assault, the most lethal in the history of the country, but the authorities attribute it to the Islamic Sebab.
– Iraq 2016: 323 dead
On July 3, a minibus-trapped suicide attack, the responsibility of which was handed down by the Islamic State, resulted in the death of 323 people on a crowded road in the center of Baghdad, in the Karata district, where most of the Shiites .
– Egypt 2015: 224 dead
A bombing on October 31st and the responsibility for taking over the Islamic State branch in Egypt killed 224 occupants of a Russian Airbus A321 shortly after its departure from Sharm el Sheikh on the Sinai Peninsula.
-Iraq 2007: 400 dead
On August 14th, four trapped explosive trucks exploded in the villages of Al-Chatanilla and Al-Antanja, where most of them lived in Jingdi, in Ninewi province (north). In the simultaneous attacks, apparently committed by Sunni Islamists, 400 people were killed. It was the worst assault on civilians since 2003 in the country.
– Indonesia 2002: 202 dead
On October 12, a suicide bomber triggered the explosives he had placed in a car, 1100 kg of TNT and other chemicals, in front of a discotheque in the tourist district of Kuta, Bali.
At the same time, a man who wore a suicide vest sparked his explosives at a nearby restaurant. In total, 202 people were killed and more than 300 injured. The attack was attributed to Jamaa Islamic, an Islamic network linked to al-Qaida.
– US 2001: about 3,000 dead
On September 11th, about 3,000 people were killed in the most militant attack worldwide. Ten nine Al Qaeda hijackers captured and disrupted four aircrafts from their course in order to lead them and set them on targets of economic, military and political interest in the US.
Two aircraft crashed in the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York, a third at the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth aircraft targeting the White House or Congress crashed in Pennsylvania following the intervention of occupants who prevented terrorist plans.