Serial killer Franz Fuchs dies in an apparent suicide

February 26, 2000 Graz, Austria Serial killer Franz Fuchs, who used bombs to target Roma people and their advocates, is found dead in his cell following an apparent suicide In December 1993, Fuchs sent out his first wave of mail bombs, targeting those who advocated for Roma refugees; several targets were injured. A second wave…

Suicide bombers kill 56 in four blasts

July 7, 2005 London, England Suicide bombers detonate four bombs — three on underground trains and one on a double-decker bus — killing 56 (including the 4 terrorists) and injuring over 700 The bombs, transported in backpacks, were organic peroxide based, highly explosive compounds that are more difficult to detect than nitrogen-based bombs. Organic peroxide…

The Oklahoma City bombing

April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Domestic terrorists bomb the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Three former members of the US Army, angry at the FBI involvement in the Ruby Ridge and Waco incidents, conspired to set off a truck bomb in the federal building. The resulting blast killed at least 168 and injured over…