murder by suicide
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- An act (such as a suicide bombing) in which an individual kills one or more other persons before, or at the same time as, killing himself or herself; the act of killing others and oneself in this way.
2006, Haim Harari, View from the Eye of the Storm: Terror And Reason in the Middle East, page 33:
- We may arrange for the best airport security in the world, but if you want to commit murder by suicide, you don't have to board a plane to explode yourself and kill many people.