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Global terrorism cost the world economy $ 52 billion in 2017

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Death toll in terrorist attacks has dropped by 44% in the world compared to the peak in 2014 and made 18,800 people in 2017.

Axar.az reports citing TASS.

According to the Global terrorism index report, presented in London by the the Institute for Economics and Peace, the number of people killed by terrorists has been declining for the third year in a row. As one of the main reasons, they indicate the continued weakening of the Islamic State terrorist group (IG) in Iraq and Syria, where absolute figures show the most tangible improvement.

The death toll in terrorist attacks terrorism in Syria, fell by almost half for the year -1,100 victims in 2017 against 2,100 in 2016 and 2,700 in 2015. There were about 4,500 killed in Iraq in 2017 compared to almost 9,800 a year earlier.

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2018.12.05 / 13:44
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