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Munich knife attack

A 27 year old mentally disturbed man stabbed four men, one of them fatally at Grafing station in the Upper Bavarian town of Grafing. As the knifer reportedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" while stabbing the random victims, first reactions of the German and international media as well as the general public suspected an Islamist attack.

Damascus suicidal bombings

The Damascus bombings were carried out using a pair of car bombs allegedly detonated by suicide bombers outside a military intelligence complex in Damascus, Syria. With 55 people confirmed dead and almost 400 others injured, the attack was the deadliest bombing to its date in the Syrian Civil War, though later outpaced by other events.