Terror threat sees spike in right-wing attacks

Labour MP Jo Cox was murdered by a right-wing extremist in June 2016. Credit: iStock/janecampbell21

More than a third of terrorist attacks (36%) in advanced markets were perpetrated by right-wing terrorists last year and have driven up casualty rates, according to data analysed by Pool Re in its latest threat report. The UK government-backed reinsurer says the “more active and lethal” right-wing movement has complicated the terrorist landscape. Such attacks are more likely to cause…

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