Terror index says Somalia more at risk than Iraq

November 15, 2010 10:26

Somolia has a greater risk of being attacked by terrorists then Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Columbia, according to a global ranking assessing the frequency and intensity of terrorist incidents which describes sixteen countries as having an "extreme risk."

The 2010 version of the Maplecroft report sees Iraq move down from first to third place on the list and the Palestinian Authority placed fifth in the Terrorism Risk Index (TRI) list of countries.In the the index which used data from June 2009 to June 2010 to assess the frequency of terrorist incidents and the intensity of attacks Russia, Greece and Yemen were considered to be countries where terrorism is on the rise.

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