Terrorism

Last Year Saw the Biggest Jump in People Killed By Terrorism Ever

“The big headline is that terrorism is becoming much deadlier—deaths linked to terrorism increased by 80 percent to 32,658 in 2014, the largest increase ever recorded. Nigeria’s Boko Haram overtook ISIS last year to become the world’s deadliest terrorist group, killing 6,644 people. The group’s threat has hardly diminished this year as two deadly bombings this week show. Together, the two groups were responsible for more than half of all fatalities and both aimed their violence at private citizens rather than government or military targets to a much greater extent than other groups. “

Source: Last Year Saw the Biggest Jump in People Killed By Terrorism Ever, According to Newly Released Count

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