2016 The Deadliest Year In History: Suicide Bombings Increased By 30%
5,650 people being killed in 469 attacks…
What would be the single most dominator in all these bombings? Muslims!
Suicide bombings reached an all-time high last year, with 5,650 people being killed in 469 attacks, according to a new study from an Israeli think tank.
The 5,650 deaths marked a 30 percent increase over 2015, when 4,330 were killed, according to the study, which was released by the Terrorism and Low Intensity Conflict Research Program at Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security Studies.
The 469 suicide bombings, which occurred mostly in the Middle East, were carried out last year by 800 perpetrators, a slight increase over 2015 when 452 bombings were carried out by 735 terrorists.
According to the report, ISIS carried out around 70 percent, or 322, of the suicide bombings across the globe last year. In the Middle East, the brutal terror group accounted for 90 percent of the attacks. More