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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update June 27-July 3

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

July 6, 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 June 27, 2015 to July 3, 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.

 

  • June 27: Two suicide bombers killed themselves and three others in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram is suspected.

  • June 28: Sectarian violence in Barkin Ladi, Plateau, resulted in two deaths.

  • June 29: When Chadian police raided a Boko Haram hideout in N’Djamena, the militants detonated explosives, killing six of their own and five Chadian policemen.

  • June 30: Boko Haram militants killed forty-eight in Monguno, Borno.

  • June 30: Sectarian violence in Barkin Ladi, Plateau, resulted in six deaths.

  • July 1: Sectarian violence in Barkin Ladi, Plateau, resulted in six deaths.

  • July 1: Boko Haram militants killed ninety-eight in Kukawa, Borno.

  • July 1: Two suicide bombers detonated in Maiduguri, Borno, but only killed themselves. Boko Haram is suspected.

  • July 2: Two female suicide bombers killed themselves and ten others on Borno highways. Boko Haram is suspected.

  • July 3: Boko Haram beheaded eleven of its own fighters in Biu, Borno.

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