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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 4–June 10

June 13, 2016

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 4, 2016 to June 10, 2016. 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 4: Fulani herdsmen killed fifteen in Ukum, Benue.
  • June 5: Cultists killed eleven in Emuoha, Rivers.
  • June 7: Cultists killed five in Makurdi, Benue.
  • June 8: The Delta Avengers blew up a pipeline in Warri, Delta.
  • June 9: Nigerian troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents in Bama, Borno.
  • June 9: Nigerien and Chadian troops killed 130 Boko Haram insurgents in Bosso, Niger.

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Sub-Saharan Africa

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