Proving to the world it is anything but irrelevant, ISIS in recent days reportedly mounted attacks in Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Syria, Pakistan, Libya and Niger. Here’s a brief breakdown of the attacks:
- In a series of attacks in Chad and Nigeria, ISIS’ arm in West Africa, Boko Haram, killed 118 people in five separate operations against military bases between November 15 and 21.
- ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 55 people at a religious gathering in Afghanistan. Victims included religious scholars who were invited from all over the world to the event of the Ulema Council in Kabul.
- Over two days in Syria, ISIS militants killed 47 U.S.-backed fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-led alliance. The attacks occurred in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor on the Iraqi border.
- ISIS also took responsibility in Pakistan for a suicide attack in a crowded bazaar in Kalaya that killed 33 and injured more than double that amount.
- ISIS killed at least nine security officials in the southeastern Libyan town of Tazerbo in an attack on a police station. Eleven other people, including civilians and a security chief were kidnapped by the group.
- In Niger, Boko Haram (ISIS) terrorists killed eight people who were working for a French drilling company in Toumour. Boko Haram is also suspected of kidnapping 15 girls in a night raid in southeastern Niger.