World at war: Analysts reveal the 20 cities around the globe most at risk of terror attack

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Belfast has been named as the most dangerous city in Europe, according to an analysis of the terror risk to 1,300 commercial hubs and urban centres around the world.

Baghdad topped the list worldwide, after a year which saw 380 attacks resulting in 1141 deaths and more than 3,600 wounded.

Despite the UK’s “severe” terror alert, London ranked down at 400 due to the lack of a terror incident since the 7/7 bombings. Paris, however, has soared into the top 100 cities following the Charlie Hebdo shooting.

Verisk Maplecroft assessed the terror threat to 1,300 cities around the world

Verisk Maplecroft assessed the terror threat to 1,300 cities around the world The research has been compiled by global risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft, which advises banks and insurers on the threat of a terror attack in almost any urban setting around the world.

It has logged every reported terror incident…

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