Skip links

Summary of Terrorist Incidents and CT Operations: January 2011

  • 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.

Click Here to view Article File