Date: 16 May 1986
Location: Cokeville, Wyoming, United States
Type of event: terrorism
A couple took 150 hostages in a school in Cokeville, Wyoming. Children were forced to surround a homemade bomb while the couple demanded a ransom. The bomb accidentally exploded, killing the female terrorist and injuring many children; the male terrorist, in another room at the time, killed himself.
Consequences: 2 killed, 79 injured
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