Table 1 - International Terrorist Incidents and Casualties: 1990-2000

Table 1 - International Terrorist Incidents and Casualties: 1990-2000

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Year Incidents Casualties
1990 437 900
1991 565 344
1992 363 727
1993 431 1,502
1994 322 977
1995 440 6,454
1996 296 3,226
1997 304 914
1998 274 6,693
1999 392 939
2000 423 1,196

NOTE: Incidents in 1995, 1996, and 1998 resulted in mass casualties-about 5,000 people were injured during a poisonous gas attack on a Tokyo subway in 1995; a bombing in Sri Lanka caused nearly 1,500 casualties in 1996; and 3 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa resulted in about 5,300 casualties in 1998.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of State, Patterns of Global Terrorism: 2000 (Washington, DC: 2001); and personal communication, Jan. 18, 2002.