Isis has industrialised martyrdom, says report into suicide attacks

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Study of 923 attacks between 2015 and 2016 likens group’s tactics to Japan’s use of kamikaze pilots in the second world war

Islamic State is launching suicide attacks as a military tactic with similarities to Japan’s use of kamikaze pilots in the second world war, according to a study that looked at nearly 1,000 Isis suicide operations in a single year.

At least 923 Isis militants killed themselves in attacks between December 2015 and November 2016, according to Charlie Winter, the author of the report, War by Suicide.

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