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How many people are victims of terrorist-related deaths in Africa?

The impact of terrorism deteriorated in sub-Saharan Africa in 2021. According to the Global Terrorism Index, of the 18 countries globally that recorded a deterioration between 2020 and 2021, eight of them were in sub-Saharan Africa. Deaths from terrorism in the region amounted to 3,461 in 2021, compared to 3,849 in 2020, a decrease of 10%.

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