Report Finds Global Islamic State Attacks Spike in 3rd Quarter

October 22, 2015 8:09 AM

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Report Finds Global Islamic State Attacks Spike in 3rd Quarter

Worldwide attacks by the Islamic State group spiked more than 40 percent per day in the third quarter, according to a new report by the IHS Jane's global defense publication.

The study, released Thursday, recorded 1,086 Islamic State attacks globally between July and September. That comes out to nearly 12 attacks per day, a 42 percent increase from the previous quarter.

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