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What is the deadliest terrorist group in Africa?

According to the Global Terrorism Index, Boko Haram was the second deadliest terrorist group in the world in 2019, and the deadliest in sub-Saharan Africa. Terrorism-related deaths attributed to Boko Haram increased by 46% to 1,068 in 2019 compared to the previous year. Of these, 69% were in Nigeria, with the rest in Cameroon, Niger and Chad at 20%, 7% and 4% respectively.

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