84 people killed and over 150 wounded when a terrorist ploughed with his truck through a crowd of thousands enjoying Bastille Day celebration in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday
It was the worst terror attack in France since terrorists struck in Paris in November 2015, killing 130 people and injuring over 250 near a stadium.
Here is a timeline of attacks in Europe over the years:
Deadliest Terror Attacks In Europe Over The Years
- June 28, 2016: At least 31 people were killed in an attack at Ataturk International Airport by three suicide bombers who blew themselves up, Turkish media and the Associated Press reported. And the death toll is only expected to climb. This bombing is the latest in a wave of terror attacks in Turkey as the country grapples with a spillover from the civil war raging in neighboring Syria.
- March 22, 2016: At least 31 people are killed and 150 injured in three explosions at the Brussels airport and at a downtown metro stop. Belgium’s federal prosecutor confirms that the incidents were suicide attacks.
- March 13, 2016: 37 people are killed in a suicide bomb attack in a central neighborhood in Turkey’s capital of Ankara. The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) militant group claims responsibility.
- Nov. 13, 2015: 130 people are killed and hundreds wounded in a series of attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers at cafes, a rock concert and a stadium in Paris. The Islamic State claims responsibility.
- Jan. 7, 2015: Brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi stormed the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, killing 11 people at the start of three days of terror. Another militant, Amedy Coulibaly later shot and killed a policewoman before shooting more people dead at the Hyper Cacher market in Paris. The attackers were killed in standoffs with police.
- May 24, 2014: Four are killed at the Jewish Museum in Brussels by an intruder with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. The suspect is a former French fighter linked to the Islamic State group in Syria.