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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 11–17

July 20, 2020

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from July 11 to 17, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

Last week:

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  • July 10: Gunmen killed nine in Zangon Kataf, Kaduna.
  • July 10: Boko Haram killed twenty Nigerian soldiers in Kukawa, Borno.
  • July 10: Boko Haram killed fifteen Nigerian soldiers in Ngala, Borno. 
  • July 10: The Nigerian Air Force killed "scores" (estimated at forty) of bandits in Maru, Zamfara. 

 

This week:

  • July 11: Gunmen killed three in Dutsinma, Katsina.
  • July 11: Nigerian troops killed "scores" (estimated at forty) of bandits in Talata-Mafara, Zamfara. 
  • July 12: Gunmen killed one in Zangon Kataf, Kaduna. 
  • July 12: Gunmen killed two and kidnapped kidnapped twenty in Chikun, Kaduna. 
  • July 13: Kidnappers abducted five in Gassol, Taraba. 
  • July 13: Boko Haram killed eight Nigerian soldiers in Konduga, Borno. 
  • July 13: Boko Haram killed four Nigerian soldiers in Kaga, Borno. 
  • July 13: Boko Haram killed "several" (estimated at ten) civilians in Maiduguri, Borno. 
  • July 14: Nigerian troops killed six bandits in Zurmi, Zamfara. 
  • July 14: Nigerian troops killed four bandits in Danmusa, Katsina. 
  • July 15: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at ten) Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno. 
  • July 15: Nigerian troops killed three bandits in Sabon Birni, Sokoto. 
  • July 17: Nigerian troops killed six Boko Haram militants in Kolofata, Cameroon. 

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