Predominantly Sunni Muslim jihadi groups carried out 187 terrorist attacks across nearly 30 countries on Ramadan this year, driving the number of fatalities up to 911 and injuries to 1,006 when compared to the casualties during the holiest month for Muslims in 2019.
Breitbart The number of deaths went up by about ten percent, from 841 last year to 911 in 2019. The overall number of casualties, including injuries, slightly increased by less than five percent from 1,855 (841 killed; 1,014 injured) to 1,917 (911 killed; 1,006 injured) in 2019.
During the month of Ramadan in each of last three years — 2017 (1,639), 2018 (841), and 2019 (911) – jihadi organizations and other Islamists have killed 3,391 civilians and troops.
Despite the ongoing peace negotiations with the United States, the Taliban remained the most prolific and bloodiest terrorist group this year, surpassing the brutality of the weakened Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).
Afghan Taliban narco-jihadis declined a repeat of the unprecedented Eid ceasefire last year, offered by the U.S.-backed president of war-plagued Afghanistan.
The Taliban carried out 75 attacks during the holy month, leaving behind 369 fatalities and 389 injuries in its path. That means the narco-terrorist group is responsible for slightly over 40 percent of all deaths. Afghan Taliban terrorists are responsible for about four out of every ten casualties that took place during Ramadan this year, including injuries, a rate the echoes the one from last year.
Even after the complete defeat of ISIS’s territorial caliphate in March, the group continues to wreak havoc. U.S. intelligence and military officials have repeatedly warned the group remains a deadly menace.
During Ramadan, ISIS went as far as burning the harvest of some of its victims in Iraq — something that had not happened often since the group rose to power around 2014, if at all.
ISIS jihadis, including its Nigeria-based Boko Haram offshoot, closely trailed the Taliban with 60 attacks that killed 292 people and wounded 371 others, with nearly half of the assaults in its home base of Iraq (24 attacks) and Syria (4).
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration continues to falsely claim it has defeated Boko Haram, attributing all Boko Haram attacks to the Islamic State as a separate group. In 2016, the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) allegedly broke away from Boko Haram in 2016 over leadership, but it has never been clear that ISWAP members were different individuals than those in the original Boko Haram.
Both the Taliban and, to a much lesser extent, its ISIS rivals made Afghanistan the most dangerous Muslim country during Ramadan, when most Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, having sex, and other physical needs each day, starting from before the break of dawn until sunset.
Islamic jihadi groups like the Taliban and ISIS perceive Ramadan as a time when martyrdom and jihad are exceptionally rewarded in paradise, prompting a spike in the terrorist attacks during the period every year.
Predominantly Taliban terrorists killed 403 people and injured 512 others during the holy period in Afghanistan, home to nearly half of all casualties during the holy month.
Nigeria (130 deaths; 46 injuries) and Iraq (95 deaths; 152 injuries) were the second and third deadliest countries during Ramadan.
When taking injuries into account, ISIS is responsible for about 35 percent of all casualties. Africa houses most of the 27 countries impacted by the Ramadan terrorist attacks.
Then we have this stupid non-Muslim teacher in Minnesota who decided to fast for the month of Ramadan to endear himself to his Somali Muslim students, who look down on him as nothing more than obedient dhimmi.