5 deadly terror attacks which failed to grab world’s attention like Brussels & Paris
The Paris and Brussels attacks have rightly caused outrage across the globe. However, while millions in the West took to social media to share their grief, there are numerous attacks across the world that go largely unreported in the mainstream media.
NIGERIA – Over 80 killed, children burned to death
On January 30, Boko Haram terrorists killed 86 people after they attacked a village in northeast Nigeria. The assault took place on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of the Islamist militant group.
IRAQ – 29 dead after ISIS suicide bomber strikes football match
Iraq is doing its best to try and return to some semblance of normality following the violence that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has brought to parts of the country. However, on Friday, three days after the Brussels attacks, at least 29 people were killed at a football match south of the capital, Baghdad.
PAKISTAN – Easter suicide bomb kills 70
Taliban faction Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility for Sunday’s suicide blast outside a public park in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore that killed at least 70 people and injured more than 280, many of whom were women and children.
SYRIA – ISIS massacres dozens in morning rush hour
On February 21, a series of explosions rocked a district of the Syrian capital, Damascus, killing at least 83 people. Two suicide bombers, who were linked to Islamic State, carried out the attack.
LEBANON – ISIS strike Shiite stronghold a day before Paris attacks
A day before the Paris attacks, two suicide bombers struck in the Lebanese capital of Beruit, killing at least 43 people, with a further 240 people injured. Islamic State claimed responsibility, with members of the militant group blowing up a motorbike with explosives in the middle of a street.
i blog on this hypocrisy a lot..it basically boils down to white people being killed is important..coloured people..not so much..its that simple..why is a french life more important than one from nigeria?
i dont see anyone changing their facebook profile to the flag of lebanon..