Number of wounded victims due to terrorism grouped by weapon type in 2010

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Number of wounded
Improvised explosive device20,565
Explosive15,227
Vehicle bomb7,643
Firearm6,491
Mortar/Artillery2,907
Grenade2,649
Primitive1,326
Other Types1,101
Unknown881
Firebomb/Incendiary661
Missile/Rocket613

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The statistic shows the number of wounded victims due to terrorism grouped by weapon type in 2010. 7.643 people were wounded by a vehicle bomb.
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Release date
April 2011
Region
World
Survey time period
2010
Supplementary notes
Number of total injuries: 30.665
Double counting occurs when multiple weapons are used.
Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion. In the international community, however, terrorism has no universally agreed, legally binding, criminal law definition. Common definitions of terrorism refer only to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (terror), are perpetrated for a religious, political or ideological goal, and deliberately target or disregard the safety of non-combatants (civilians).

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