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The Charlie Hebdo attack on Thursday was far from the first terror incident in Europe. Here is a look at 10 other terror attacks across the continent over the past 20 years.
Paris, July 25, 1995
A bomb at the Saint-Michel subway station in Paris kills eight people and injures about 150. It was one of several bombings for which Algeria’s GIA, or Armed Islamic Group, claimed responsibility, and until Wednesday was France’s deadliest attack since the Second World War.
Omagh, Aug. 15, 1998
A car bomb planted by Irish Republican Army dissidents kills 29 people in the town of Omagh, in the deadliest incident of Northern Ireland’s four-decade conflict.
Madrid, March 11, 2004
Bombs on rush-hour trains kill 191 at Madrid’s Atocha station in Europe’s worst Islamic terrorist attack.
Amsterdam, Nov. 2, 2004
Filmmaker Theo van Gogh is murdered in Amsterdam by Dutch Moroccan Mohammed Bouyeri. A note pinned to Mr. van Gogh’s body threatens politicians critical of Islam.
London, July 7, 2005
Fifty-two commuters are killed when four suicide bombers inspired by al-Qaeda blow themselves up on three London subway trains and a bus.
Norway, July 22, 2011
Anti-Muslim extremist Anders Behring Breivik plants a bomb in Oslo then attacks a youth camp on Norway’s Utoya island, killing 77 people, many of them teenagers.
France, March, 2012
A gunman claiming links to al-Qaeda kills three Jewish schoolchildren, a rabbi and three paratroopers in Toulouse and Montauban, both in Southern France, over a period of eight days.
Burgas, July 18, 2012
Five Israeli tourists are killed at the airport of Black Sea resort of Burgas in Bulgaria when a bomb explodes in the bus carrying them to their hotel. The bus driver and the man who had the bag with the bomb are also killed.
London, May 22, 2013
Two al-Qaeda-inspired extremists run down British soldier Lee Rigby in a London street, then stab and hack him to death.
Brussels, May 24, 2014
Four people are killed at the Jewish Museum in Brussels by an intruder with a Kalashnikov. The accused is a former French fighter linked to the Islamic State group in Syria.