Terror attacks a growing economic threat: G20 ministers

Shoppers rushed away from the Olympia Einkaufzentrum (OEZ) shopping mall in Munich late on Friday as the building was surrounded by armed police and emergency vehiclesIncreasingly frequent terrorist attacks are becoming a growing threat to the global economy, finance chiefs from the world’s leading economies said Sunday. Earlier this month 84 people were killed in Nice when a Tunisian truck driver — suspected to be inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group — ploughed a 19-tonne vehicle through a holiday crowd. Kabul mourned Sunday after its deadliest attack for 15 years killed 80 people and left hundreds maimed the previous day, reigniting concern that Islamic State was seeking to expand its foothold in Afghanistan.

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