Vehicle Attacks

Extremists Poised to Continue Using Vehicles in Operations (UPDATED)

Extremists Poised to Continue Using Vehicles in Operations (UPDATED)

Terrorists—particularly homegrown violent extremists (HVEs)—will likely continue using vehicles as weapons based on foreign terrorist organizations promoting this tactic, the success of past attacks, and the ease of vehicle acquisition. An NJOHSP review of vehicle-ramming attacks in the West over the last 10 years shows increases in this tactic and resulting casualties.

London Vehicle and Knife Attacks

London Vehicle and Knife Attacks

Yesterday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the weekend attack in London, killing seven and injuring 48, making it the third such incident in the UK this year. This comes during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan during which ISIS historically calls on supporters to increase attacks.