(Washington Examiner) The Islamic State will target Christians as part of the terrorist group’s offensive during the upcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a new report predicts.

ISIS operatives killed more than 250 people in a coordinated Easter Sunday attack on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21. A report published by the Institute for the Study of War says those suicide bombings were this year’s opening salvo in the jihadists’ annual Ramadan terror campaign.

“ISIS will likely attempt to conduct additional external attacks against Christians during Ramadan 2019,” wrote ISW researchers Brandon Wallace and Jennifer Cafarella. Ramadan begins Monday.

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