The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is the most dangerous terror group in Syria, according to a new report by the U.S. State Department.
The U.N. agency released its findings on Friday after analyzing the most lethal terror groups in Syria.
The report said ISIL is the third most dangerous group in the country after al-Nusra Front and the al-Qaeda affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusrah.
The U of S report said the Islamic State is responsible for the majority of terrorist attacks and attacks on civilians in Syria as well as the killing of nearly 70,000 civilians since its rise to prominence in 2014.
It is the group that is responsible in Syria for the deaths of more than 1.5 million civilians, including an estimated 800,000 children.
The United Nations estimates that ISIL has killed more than 3 million people in the Syrian conflict.
According to the report, ISIL is responsible with over half of the civilian casualties and nearly a third of the total deaths in the Middle East region since 2014.
In Iraq, the report said, the Islamic States has killed at least 8,400 civilians, and another 11,500 civilians and 2,000 fighters.
In Syria, the group is responsible both with the deaths in Iraq and Syria.
It also said ISIL has used the same tactic of using civilians to commit terrorist attacks.
According to U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the U ofS.
report showed the number of civilians killed by ISIL has increased from 3,723 in October to 5,844 in December.
In February, the number was 3,957.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to suspend the admission of refugees from Syria into the U,K.
The order allows the government to temporarily block refugees and migrants from entering the U.,K.
The order also bans refugees from the six majority-Muslim countries of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Sudan.