Terrorist Timeline

Timeline created by drew.danes.janssen
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    Hezbolla Hostages

    Lebanon: American and other westerners were taken hostage by Hezbollah. Some were killed
    and some were eventually released.
  • Embassy Bombing

    Embassy Bombing
    Lebanon: 63 people were killed in a suicide attack on the U.S. embassy. Oct 23, Lebanon: 241 marines and 58 French paratroopers were killed in a suicide attack.
  • fist attack on the World Trade Center

    fist attack on the World Trade Center
    Feb 26, New York City: 6 killed and 1,040 other injured in a bomb placed in the parking garage of
    the World trade centers by Al-qaeda. U.s launches missles into Iraq claiming it is self defense for an assignation attempt on president
  • Bombing of the Cole

    Bombing of the Cole
    Yemen: 17 killed and U.S.S Cole severly damaged when a boat filled with bombs
    detonated along side it.
  • 9/11 attack

    9/11 attack
    New York City: 4 planes were hijacked. Two crashed into the world trade center, one
    into the pentagon, and the other was re-hijacked and crashed in Pennsylvania.
  • Operation Eduring Freedom

    Operation Eduring Freedom
    Afghanistan: “Operation Enduring Freedom” begins as the U.S. begins to bomb Afghanistan.
  • Road Side Bomb

    Road Side Bomb
    Afghanistan: road side bomb kills 4 U.S. servicemen.
  • Taliban attack

    Taliban attack
    Afghanistan: Taliban militants attack U.S. base killing 9 us soldiers and 15 NATO soldiers
  • Al-qaeda attack

    Al-qaeda attack
    Al-qaeda militants use a car bomb and rockets to attack a U.S. embassy, killing
    16
  • Yemen attack

    Yemen attack
    Al-qaeda militants use a car bomb and rockets to attack a U.S. embassy, killing
    16
  • Mumbai Massacre

    Mumbai Massacre
    Mumbai: 190 people are killed in a mass terrorist attack of multiple tourist sites in
    Mumbai, India
  • Suicide Bombers

    Suicide Bombers
    Iraq: suicide bomber kills 7 officials
  • Christmas Day Bombing

    Christmas Day Bombing
    Umar Farouk, tries to ignite a bomb in his underwear on a plane from Amsterdam to
    Detroit. The bomb failed and Umar was arrested.