List of terrorist incidents, 1971


The following is a timeline of acts and failed attempts that can be considered non-state terrorism in 1971.

  •  United States: During this year, The Black Liberation Army is suspected of killing three policemen (one at his desk), shooting four others, opening fire on three patrol cars and rolling a grenade which heavily damaged a police car and injured two officers. An attempt is made to bomb a police station. These incidents happen in various cities around the country. In August the group runs a one month long guerrilla warfare school in Fayetteville, Georgia. Seven arrested in January 2007 in relation to the shooting of the policeman at his desk.[1][2]

  •  Philippines, August 21: Plaza Miranda bombing kills nine at a rally of the Liberal Party in Manilla.

  •  United Kingdom, October 31: A bomb explodes in the Post Office Tower in London, causing extensive damage but no injuries. The "Kilburn Battalion" of the IRA claimed responsibility for the explosion.[3]

  •  United Kingdom, December 4: In the McGurk's Bar bombing, an Ulster Volunteer Force bomb in Belfast's North Queen Street kills 15 people.

  •  Sweden, April 7: Miro Baresic and another Ustasa-supporter takes the Yugoslavian ambassador hostage at the ambassad in Stockholm. They tie a rope to his neck around a chair, fire shots against his head and body until he bleeds and chokes to death. First terror act on Swedish soil by foreigners made this deed become very big in the media.





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