06 Dec '16, 9pm

Islamic State has claimed more than 1,000 suicide attacks thus far in 2016

The Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency releases an infographic summarizing the total number of “martyrdom operations” (suicide attacks) carried out by its followers each month. The latest infographic, which was released yesterday and can be seen below, indicates that 132 suicide bombings were launched in Iraq and Syria during the month of November. Via Amaq’s infographics, the Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for a staggering 1,034 suicide attacks through the first eleven months of 2016. In addition to Iraq and Syria, some of these took place in Libya. The battle for Mosul The overwhelming majority of these have been carried out inside Iraq, where the Islamic State is trying to hold its territory. During the month of November, for example, 112 (or 85 percent) of the claimed suicide bombers were detonated in Iraq, with 94 occurring in the Nineveh province alone. T...

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