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The countries worst affected by terrorism

Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Syria and Pakistan accounted for three quarters of the death toll

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The countries worst affected by terrorism
A girl holds a toy as she walks on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in Douma in the eastern Damascus, Syria. Photo: Reuters

The fifth edition of the Global Index has recorded a total of 25,673 deaths due to around the world last year. As grim as that figure is, it represents a 13% decrease in deaths between 2015 and 2016. Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Syria and accounted for three quarters of the death toll, even though five of those countries (is the exception) recorded a reduction in deaths since 2015.

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First Published: Fri, November 17 2017. 04:12 IST
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