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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update July 11-July 17

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)

July 21, 2015

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)
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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from July 4, 2015 to July 10, 2015. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

  • July 10: Reported late, Boko Haram killed forty-five in Monguno, Bauchi.

  • July 11: Boko Haram attacked a prison in Diffa, Niger. Three insurgents and one Nigerien solider were killed.

  • July 11: Unknown gunmen killed fifteen people in Eleme, Rivers.

  • July 12: Two suicide bombers killed themselves and fifteen others, including two Chadian soldiers, in Fokotol, Cameroon. Boko Haram is suspected.

  • July 12: Soldiers killed seven Boko Haram insurgents in Mobbar, Borno.

  • July 12: Sectarian violence in Shiroro, Niger state led to eleven deaths.

  • July 13: Boko Haram killed six Quranic scholars, all children, on Tetewa Island in Lake Chad.

  • July 13: Boko Haram killed thirty in Konduga, Borno.

  • July 14: Boko Haram killed fifteen in Kaga, Borno.

  • July 15: Boko Haram killed twelve in Gamgara, Niger.

  • July 15: Thirty-two Boko Haram fighters and sixteen Nigerien villagers were killed in Bosso, Niger.

  • July 16: Two bombs in Gombe killed fifty. Boko Haram is suspected.

  • July 17: Two suicide bombers killed themselves and forty-eight others at a mosque in Damaturu, Yobe. Boko Haram is suspected.

  • July 17: Nineteen Boko Haram insurgents and two Chadian soldiers were killed in Komguia, Chad.

  • July 17: Boko Haram killed eleven in Kaga, Borno.

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