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The 2 helicopters which were to be used by the terrorists
to escape with their hostages on the airport of Munich
11 members of the Israeli Olympic team were murdered, a West German policeman was killed, 5 out of 8 terrorists were killed and the other 3 were captured.
All the western states are under the shock...
during the hostage taking in the Olympic village in Munich in 1972
- Being confronted with this type of hostage taking by armed and determined men, ready for the ultimate sacrifice (death),
- To have specific means to intervene on this kind of arrest or neutralization of the threat, requiring professional members
and equipped accordingly.
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The new acronym of SWAT is : Special Weapons And Tactics
Intervention of the Saudi commandos in the cellars of Mecca in 1979
The French GIGN will also intervene as an advisor in complex hostage-taking operations, as in the photo above with the 1979 Mecca hostage-taking, by advising the Saudi commandos.
French Capitol train, 29/03/1982
Other attacks, in the Eighties, turned around Islamist groups, will take place in France, like the attack on March 29, 1982 in a train Capitole in France, between Paris and Toulouse causing 5 deaths and more than twenty wounded...
Boarding hall of the South Terminal of Orly in France, July 15, 1983
or the attack of July 15, 1983 at Orly by Armenians, the ASALA, causing 8 dead and more than 50 injured in the hall of the south terminal, in front of the boarding counters of Turkish Airlines.
The CSPPA claimed responsibility for these attacks and called for the release of three important but unrelated terrorist leaders.
Rennes Street in Paris, 17/09/1986
The attacks will start again on September 08, 1986 in a post office of the Hotel de ville of Paris making 1 dead and 21 wounded. Then on September 12, in the restaurant of a shopping center in La Défense, in Paris, making 50 wounded. On September 14, an explosion in a café on the Champs Elysees caused one death and injured two police officers. On September 15, an explosion at the Paris Police Headquarters, in the department that issues driver's licenses, killed one and injured 51. But it was the attack in the Rue de Rennes, in Paris, on September 17, 1986, which killed 7 people and wounded more than 50, always by the same group asking for the release of 3 terrorists and asking to stop France's support to Iraq. The intelligence services of the time (the DST) will demonstrate that this series of attacks is carried out by the Iranian regime and succeed in stopping the attacks by arresting 7 people. The end of the Iran-Iraq war in 1988 and the end of a dispute with Iran put a definitive end to this series of attacks.
Body of Khaled KELKAL in Vaugneray, on 29/09/1995
A gas canister which will not explode on August 26, 1995 will make it possible to identify 2 bombers of which Khaled KELKAL. Another bomb exploded on September 7, 1995, in front of a Jewish school in Villeurbanne, but no one was killed but 14 were injured. Khaled KELKAL will be shot on September 29, 1995, by the gendarmes of the EPIGN.
Intervention of the RAID in ROUBAIX, March 1996
The French RAID intervened in Roubaix on March 29, 1996, against an Islamist group that had attempted to attack Lille.
Nicknamed the Roubaix gang, because they committed a series of violent armed robberies in order to finance the Jihad, they were neutralized in their hideout in Roubaix after a furious exchange of fire against the police.
The United States, also, will be confronted with different threats
Islamists, right-wing extremists, and sectarians,
also in the 90s:
will multiply: :
2001: USA, September 11 attack in New York (2277 dead + 19 hijackers and more than 6,000 injured)
2004: Spain, Madrid commuter train bombings (200 dead, 1,400 injured)
2005: United Kingdom, London subway and bus bombings (56 dead, 700 injured)
2013: USA Double Boston bombings (3 dead + 1 terrorist and 1 other arrested and over 260 injured)
2017: Russia, Explosion of a bomb, by a suicide bomber, in a subway train in St Petersburg, 14 dead and more than 45 injured
2002: Russia, Doubrovka theater in Moscow (130 dead + 40 terrorists and more than 700 injured)
2004: Russia, North Ossetia, Beslan school (334 dead, including 186 children and more than 780 injured)
2013: Algeria, In Amenas gas complex (67 dead including 38 hostages)
2013: Kenya; attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi (68 dead, 175 injured)
2014: China, Xinjang province, attack on the Kumming train station (29 dead and 130 injured)
2015: France, Attacks in the streets of Paris and at the Bataclan (130 dead + 7 terrorists and over 480 injured)
2015: USA, Attack in San Bernardino (14 dead + 2 terrorists and 23 injured)
2016: USA, Attack in a gay nightclub in Orlando, (49 dead + the terrorist and more than 50 injured)
2016: France, A man drives a truck into the crowd attending the July 14 fireworks in Nice (85 dead + the terrorist and over 430 injured)
2016: Germany, A man drives a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, (12 dead and more than 50 injured.)
2017: Sweden, a man drives into a shopping street in Stockholm, 4 dead and dozens injured
(Syrian, Iraqi, Yemeni, etc):
2012: France, terrorist attacks by a radicalized Frenchman in Toulouse and Montauban (7 dead + the terrorist and 6 injured).
2013: United Kingdom, stabbing of a British soldier in the suburbs of London (1 dead)
2013: France, knife attack of a French soldier on Vigipirate patrol in La Défense, Paris region (wounded)
2013: Russia, a woman wearing an explosive belt kills 17 people and causes more than 30 injuries, in the Volograd train station in Russia.
2014: Canada, attack on 2 soldiers in front of a memorial then the shooter headed to the Ottawa parliament (1 soldier dead + the terrorist + 1 injured)
2014: Belgium, attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels by a Frenchman returning from Syria (4 dead)
2015: France, Paris attacks in the editorial office of "Charlie Hebdo" and in a small supermarket (17 dead + the 3 terrorists)
2015: France, 3 soldiers attacked with a knife in Nice in front of a building housing the Jewish branch (2 soldiers slightly injured)"
2017: France, 4 soldiers attacked at the Louvre Museum by a man with 2 machetes (1 soldier slightly injured)
2017: France, 1 man wounded a police officer in the head during a traffic stop, shot without causing death in a cafe and tried to disarm a female military officer present for the Vigipirate operation in Orly airport. He is shot by 2 soldiers to prevent him from using her machine gun.
2017: London, 1 man ran over pedestrians near the English Parliament and then stabbed a policeman in front of the Parliament entrance: 5 dead including the policeman + the terrorist and more than 28 injured.
of attacks by fanatics in Western countries is still present:
June 13, 2016: France, Assassinations of 2 members of the Ministry of Interior at their home by a terrorist who was waiting for them (2 dead + the terrorist)
July 14, 2016: France, A man drives a truck into the crowd attending the July 14 fireworks in Nice (85 dead + the terrorist and over 430 injured)
July 18, 2016: Germany, Pakistani refugee attacks with a knife and an axe the passages in a train in Würzburg (5 injured and the terrorist shot by the police)
July 24, 2016: Germany, Syrian refugee commits bombing near music festival in Ansbach (15 injured and terrorist killed with his bomb)
July 24, 2016: Germany, Syrian refugee armed with a machete kills a woman and injures 2 others in Reutlingen
July 26, 2016: France, a priest's throat is slit in a church by 2 radicalized men in St. Etienne du Rouvray and wounds a parishioner (1 dead + the 2 terrorists and 1 parishioner injured)
August 06, 2016: Belgium, 2 policewomen are attacked by a man with a machete in Charleroi (The man is shot by the police)
December 19, 2016: Germany, A man drives a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, (12 dead and over 50 injured.)
March 18, 2017: France, 1 man wounded a police officer in the head during a traffic stop, shot without causing death in a cafe and tried to disarm a female military officer, present for Operation SENTINELLE, in Orly airport. He is shot by 2 soldiers to prevent him from using her machine gun.
March 22, 2017: United Kingdom, a man drives his car into pedestrians on a bridge leading to the English Parliament in London, then kills by stabbing a policeman in front of the entrance of this parliament: 5 dead including the policeman, more than 25 injured.
March 23, 2017: Belgium, The day after the attack in London with the car that had driven onto the bridge leading to the English Parliament, a car drives into a shopping street in Antwerp. This one is stopped. Miraculously, no one was hurt. It is found in the car many weapons.
April 07, 2017: Sweden, a man drives a stolen truck into a shopping street in Stockholm causing 5 deaths and a dozen injuries.
April 20, 2017: France, 1 man gets out of his car on the Champs-Elysees in Paris with a machine gun, kills a police officer , injures 2 other police officers, one of them seriously, and a female bystander. He is shot by the police officers who defended themselves.
May 22, 2017: United Kingdom, a suicide bomber blew himself up at the end of a concert in Manchester killing 22 people and injuring more than 60 .
June 03, 2017: United Kingdom, 3 men in a van hit pedestrians on "London Bridge", before getting out armed with knives, and attacking people around them in the "Borough Market" area. 7 people were killed and more than 50 were injured. The 3 individuals were shot by the British Police.
June 06, 2017: France, 1 police officer was attacked by a man with a hammer on the square in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
June 19, 2017: United Kingdom, a man drove a van over people leaving a London mosque, 1 dead and 8 injured.
June 19, 2017: France, 1 man drives his car into a convoy of gendarmes on the Champs Elysees in Paris, with his car having a gas canister inside. There were no victims except the man who died in his car.
June 20, 2017: Belgium, a man exploded a suitcase in a Brussels train station. The explosion caused no casualties. The man then threw himself at a military officer. He is shot by that military officer.
July 28, 2017: Germany, a man stabbed people in a supermarket in Hamburg killing 1 and injuring 6
August 09, 2017: France, 1 man runs over 6 Operation SENTINELLE soldiers while driving a rental car in Levallois Perret. 3 were seriously injured. The perpetrator was arrested.
Aug. 17, 2017: Spain, a van plows into the busiest avenue in Barcelona killing 14 people and injuring more than 100.
August 18, 2017: Spain, at 1 a.m., a car drives into Cambrils, a Spanish seaside resort, 1 woman is dead, 6 injured including a police officer. 5 terrorists shot dead.
August 25, 2017: Belgium, a man armed with a large knife attacked 2 Belgian miitaries who were patrolling a neighborhood in Brussels. One of them returned fire and shot the individual dead.
September 15, 2017: United Kingdom, An explosion on a suburban subway in west London injured 29 people.
September 15, 2017: France, A soldier in Operation SENTINELLE was threatened by a man with a knife. The man was subdued.
September 30, 2017: Canada, a man wounded a police officer with a knife and hit 4 people with a van in Edmonton.
October 01, 2017: France, a man kills 2 women outside the train station in Marseille. He then attacks military personnel and is shot dead.
October 31, 2017: USA, a man drives a Pick Up into the street and mows down cyclists and pedestrians. 8 dead and 11 injured.
May 29, 2018: Belgium, a man kills two female police officers in Liege, slitting their throats and stealing their service weapons. Then he shoots a passenger in a car. He is killed a few minutes later by police.
August 14, 2018: United Kingdom, A man tried to run over cyclists and pedestrians in front of the English Parliament in London and crashed into the protective bollards at the entrance to the Parliament Car Park. Minor injuries and no casualties.
August 20, 2018: Spain, A man armed with a knife ran into a police station near Barcelona, shouting Allah Akbar. He was neutralized by the police officers present. No injuries and no casualties among citizens and police.
31 August 2018: Netherlands, a man attacks with a knife 2 tourists in Amsterdam injuring 2.
October 27, 2018: USA, a man opens fire in a synagogue killing 11 people in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. There were 6 injured including 4 police officers.
October 15, 2018: Germany, a man injures two people at Cologne train station.
November 08, 2018: France, 4 people were arrested and were preparing to attack the President of the French Republic with a knife during commemorations in Charlesville Mézières.
09 November 2018: Australia, a man with a knife killed one person and injured two others in Melbourne.
December 11, 2018: France, A man opened fire near the Christmas market in Strasbourg and killed 3 people and injured 12 others.
December 31, 2018: United Kingdom, A man stabbed two people and a police officer at a Manchester train station.
March 15, 2019: New Zealand, two individuals broke into two mosques in the city of Christchurch and killed 50 people and injured a dozen others.
May 24, 2019: France, an explosion occurred in a shopping street in Lyon causing about ten injuries. The perpetrator was arrested.
October 03, 2019: France, an administrative agent working in the Intelligence Directorate of the PARIS Police Prefecture killed 4 police officers and injured two others and was shot dead.
October 09, 2019: Germany, a German man targeted a synagogue and a Turkish restaurant in HALLE ON SAALE killing two.
November 29, 2019: United Kingdom, A man stabbed passersby on London Bridge in London. He kills 2 people and injures three. He is shot dead by the Police.
January 06, 2020: Germany, a man attacked two German police officers with a knife while shouting Alla Akbhar before being shot dead in front of the police station in GELSENKIRCHEN, near DORTMUND.
February 19, 2020: Germany, a German opened fire on several shish bars in HANAU, near Frankfurt, Germany, frequented by the Kurdish community killing nine people.
April 04, 2020: France, in Romans sur Isere in the Drôme, a Sudanese man killed two people and wounded five others with a butcher knife.
April 27, 2020: France, in Colombes in the Hauts de Seine, a man hit two police officers during a traffic stop.
June 20, 2020: United Kingdom, a Libyan man killed 3 people and seriously injured 2 others near READING in West London.
September 25, 2020: France, a Pakistani man seriously injured two people with a cleaver in front of the former editorial office of CHARLIE HEBDO in PARIS. He was arrested by the Police in the following hours.
October 16, 2020: France, a man beheaded a history teacher near his college in Conflans St Honorine, then was killed by the Police
October 29, 2020: France, a Tunisian man killed three people in the Basilica of Nice.
November 04, 2020: Austria, a Macedonian naturalized Austrian killed 4 people with firearms and injured 22 others, 7 of them seriously in Vienna.