ATbar Summary of Terrorist Incidents and CT Operations: January 2011
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Summary of Terrorist Incidents and CT Operations: January 2011

18/02/2011 | by Database Desk  
  • On 1 January 2011, an explosion occurred shortly after Midnight Mass at the Egyptian Coptic Church in Alexandria, Egypt killing 23 people and injuring 70 people.
  • On 7 January 2011, AQIM militants kidnapped and killed two French civilians in the capital city of Niger, Niamey.
  • On 14 January 2011, nine men appeared via videolink in court in London, UK and were charged with plotting a terrorist attack aimed to target the British citizens.
  • On 18 January 2011, 65 people were killed and 150 people were injured, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives amongst a crowd of police recruits in Tikrit, Iraq.
  • On 19 January 2011, militants from the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claimed Bekkay Harrach, a German al Qa'ida militant, who had threatened attacks against Germany was killed.
  • On 24 January 2011, a male suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the International Arrivals hall at Domodedovo airport, Moscow, Russia killing 35 people and injuring 168 people.
  • On 25 January 2011, Ahmed Ghailani was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 1998 bomb attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
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