ISIS Tops the 2017 Terror Charts in New World Map Which Shows 406 Extremist Strikes Across the Globe Already this Year

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the largest number of terrorism attacks in the world this year, according to an interactive map.

The map, created by Esri Story Maps and PeaceTech Lab, shows that Islamic State has has claimed responsibility for most of the attacks so far on the map - 140 in total - while a group listed as 'other', such as lone wolves, closely follow behind with 130 attacks.

As a result, Islamic State is responsible for 1,180 deaths that have occurred as a result of terrorism this year, with the total number of deaths being 2,835 by 1pm on May 6.

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