Justifying the actions of these terrible people is almost impossible, but learning the origin of suicide bombers, examining their tactics, and discussing their motives will provide a better look inside the mind of a bomber and possibly give an explanation as to why terrorist attacks occur. Although very deadly, suicide bombers
Having to face constant abuse of power from others can trigger a person mentally to drive them to a point where they feel like they need to take drastic immediate action to stop the violence and make a statement by creating new violence. A brief history of the development of the term terrorism was to describe, “premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence an audience.” (Cancelmo,1) In relation to the term terrorist, it was used to define acts of violence strictly only by Muslims. But once the government had made a public announcement stating that America had labeled the entire Muslim community terrorists. With word spreading around that Muslims Were associated with terrorism, immediate action was made, thus beginning a period of racial discrimination for the Muslim community. An example that shows a greater understanding of the theme is from the article, “Terrorism: A High Stakes Convenience Label” by Cara Cancelmo, who explains the negative effects of being labeled as a terrorist in society.
Around 9:40pm, a suicide bomber detonates inside another restaurant, a few blocks from the gunmen in the street. 5 Around the same time, three gunmen enter the Bataclan concert hall. The U.S. band Eagles of Death Metal are preforming when the terrorists open fire on the crowd. At this site alone, 89 people are killed making it the location with the most casualties.
Nineteen militants who were suicide bombers crashed into the Twin Towers, Pentagon, and a Pennsylvania field which had a central and global effect on the world caused by global terrorism increase and the spread of the group Islamic Extremist. Many months before the assault some of the terrorists were already living in America.
Near the explosion was a phone booth and inside was a note left by FALN stating, “we … take full responsibility for the especially detonated (sic) bomb that exploded today at Fraunces Tavern, with reactionary corporate executives inside”(Bovsun, 2012). The note also stated the reason why they acted on this attack. FALN wanted revenge after three people were killed and eleven people were injured, one being a child in a restaurant in Puerto Rico that was bombed from the instruction of the CIA. (Sater & RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA, 1981, p. 6) Another attack that happened in New York City were the four bombings that took place on Wednesday April 2, 1975, all within a forty minute time frame. The locations of the bomb attacks were 51 Madison Avenue, the New York Life Insurance Company, 45 East Forty-Ninth Street, the Bankers Trust Company plaza, 340 Park Avenue South, the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company headquarters and 5 West Forty-Sixth Street, the Blimpie Base restaurant.
On October Third there was a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was at a Jason Aldean concert that the shooting occurred. There were 22,000 attendees at the outdoor concert on the Vegas Strip. Almost 50 to 60 people were killed and 500+ injured. Prayers and Sympathy are pouring in from all around the world, especially Washington D.C. President Donald Trump says: “We are joined together today in sadness, shock, and grief.
The attacks resulted in the loss of thousands of people, firefighters, and police officers. The impact of the two World Trade Center towers caused the buildings to catch on fire and collapse. As a result, a number of people jumped out of the burning buildings to keep from burning to death, while the buildings
It was on August 6, 1945 at 8:16 a.m. Japanese time when tens of thousands of lives would perish. The Enola Gay which was an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Consequently, the explosion caused would devour about 80,000 people, but many more would later face death because of the radiation. But aside from death another 35,000 persons were injured, and at least another 60,000 persons would be dead by the end of the year as an immediate effect from this cataclysmic event. Furthermore, the bombing of Hiroshima devastated the city; it wiped out almost 90 percent of the populous.
One was at Stade de France where an explosion went off north of the stadium during the soccer match between France and Germany. Two bodies were found later belonging to a suicide bomber and passerby. The second one was called “Le Petit Cambodge”, where masked attackers shoot into restaurants, killing fifteen people. A third was also at the stadium, where are second explosion went off outside of the stadium. The suicide bomber’s body is found later with the explosive vest
On December 2nd, an incident happened in San Bernardino that shocked the nation. Although, we see a shooting on the news almost daily, the 2015 San Bernardino shooting that killed fourteen people and harmed twenty-two others still took America to a shock. The shooting consisted of two people, who happened to be married and had a six-month-old child, went into a mental hospital facility and opened fire on the patients and staff that worked or lived there. The male of the couple happened to work for the hospital but nobody knows the motive behind why the couple did what they did. The couple that committed the mass shooting and attempted to commit a mass bombing were told to be in the Islamic culture.