Thursday’s attack on a crowd in Nice was the latest in a country still reeling from last year’s Islamic State group terrorist assaults.

Here is a recap of major attacks and foiled attempts since the Charlie Hebdo shootings that got the world's attention, as compiled by AFP. 

  • December 21, 2015

Source: b"Driver shouting 'Allahu Akbar' plows car into pedestrians in Dijon 21 / \xc2\xa0Reuters"

Just a month before the Chalie Hebdo attacks, on December 21, a man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar” rammed his car into crowds in the eastern city of Dijon, injuring 13, as per Reuters. A day earlier, a man was shot after he stabbed and wounded three police officers in central France while yelling "Allahu Akbar". On December 22, a man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France,, injuring at least 10.

  • January 7 to 9, 2015

Two men armed with Kalashnikov rifles storm the Paris offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people including eight cartoonists. A policewoman is killed just outside Paris the following day, while a gunman takes hostages at a Jewish supermarket, four of whom are killed. The Charlie Hebdo attackers and the hostage-taker are killed in separate shootouts with police, but not before claiming allegiance to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group (IS) respectively.

Source: b'Attacked French weekly Charlie Hebdo often lambasted religion, especially radical Islam / Reuters'

  • February 3, 2015

Three soldiers guarding a Jewish community center in Nice on the French Riviera, are attacked by a knife-wielding man. The 30-year-old assailant, Moussa Coulibaly, is arrested. In custody, he expresses his hatred for France, the police, the military and Jews.

  • April 19, 2015

Sid Ahmed Ghlam, an Algerian IT student, is arrested in Paris on suspicion of killing a woman who was found shot dead in the passenger seat of her car, and of planning an attack on a church in the Paris suburb of Villejuif. Prosecutors say they found documents about al-Qaida and IS at his home, and that he had been in touch with a suspected jihadi in Syria about an attack on a church.

Source: b'Soldiers outside the Nice Jewish centre where Moussa Coulibaly attacked the soldiers Reuters'

  • June 26, 2015

Frenchman Yassin Salhi, 35, kills and beheads his boss, Herve Cornara, and displays the severed head on the fence of a gas plant surrounded by Islamic flags. He tries to blow up the factory at Saint-Quentin-Fallavier in southeast France, but is arrested. He commits suicide in his jail cell in December.

  • July 13, 2015

Four young men aged 16 to 23, including a former soldier, are arrested on charges of planning an attack on a military camp to behead an officer in the name of jihad. They proclaim allegiance to IS.

Source: b'French police escort Yassin Salhi as they leave his flat in Saint-Priest on June 28, 2015 / AFP\xc2\xa0'

  • August 21, 2015

American, British and French passengers prevent a bloodbath on a high-speed Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris, tackling a man who opened fire on passengers. He was armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle, an automatic pistol, and a box-cutter. The gunman is identified as 25-year-old Moroccan national Ayoub El Khazzani, known to intelligence services for links to radical Islam.

  • November 13, 2015

Nine men — most of whom had fought alongside IS extremists in Syria — unleash explosives near the Stade de France stadium and open fire on people enjoying a night out at bars and restaurants in Paris, and at the Bataclan concert hall that lies just a short walk from where the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists were killed. In all, 130 people lose their lives and 350 are wounded. On Nov. 14, the IS claims responsibility.

Source: b'French and German football fans are evacuated from the Stade de France following a terrorist attack / Reuters'

  • November 18, 2015

A teacher at a Jewish school in the southern city of Marseille is stabbed by three people shouting anti-Semitic obscenities and expressing support for IS. The man, himself Jewish, is injured in the arms, legs and stomach.

  • January 1, 2016

A Frenchman of Tunisian origin tries to run down troops guarding a mosque in the southeastern town of Valence. He is charged with attempted homicide after telling emergency responders he “wanted to be killed by soldiers and to kill soldiers . . . a way for him to appear like a martyr.”

  • January 7, 2016

A man wielding a meat cleaver and carrying the emblem of IS is shot dead as he tries to attack a police station in Paris. Convicted of theft in 2013, the man identified himself at the time as Sallah Ali, born in the Moroccan city of Casablanca in 1995.

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  • June 13, 2016

Police officer Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42, and his companion, Jessica Schneider, 36, are killed at their home in Magnanville, west of Paris, by Larosssi Abballa, 25. Salvaing is stabbed to death, while Schneider’s throat is slit in front of their young son. Abballa is killed by a police SWAT team, but has already claimed the murders on social media in the name of the Islamic State group.

  • July 14, 2016

A truck barrels 2 kilometers through a crowd on Nice’s palm-lined Promenade des Anglais after a Bastille Day fireworks display, killing at least 80 people and injuring hundreds more. The driver is shot dead by security forces.

Feature Image for representation / Reuters