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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 9–June 15

June 18, 2018

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 9 to June 15, 2018. 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 9: A suicide bomber killed himself but no others in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
  • June 9: Thirteen were killed in a clash between bandits and vigilantes in Isa, Sokoto.
  • June 9: Herdsmen killed two in Bassa, Plateau.
  • June 11: A suicide bomber killed himself and two others in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
  • June 11: Boko Haram attacked Madagali, Adamawa; Nigerian forces fought them back, killing one Boko Haram militant. 
  • June 11: Nigerian and Cameroonian soldiers killed twenty-three Boko Haram militants in Kukawa, Borno (LGA estimated). 
  • June 12: Herdsmen killed one in Obi, Nasarawa.
  • June 12: Herdsmen killed four in Logo, Benue.
  • June 12: Herdsmen killed one in Logo, Benue.
  • June 13: Bandits killed twenty-six in Birnin Magaji, Zamfara.
  • June 13: Herdsmen killed four in Keana, Nasarawa.
  • June 13: Nigerian police killed three kidnappers in Bali, Taraba.
  • June 14: Nigerian troops killed "some" (estimated at five) bandits in Benue (LGA unknown).
  • June 15: Nigerian Air Force aircraft killed "some" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno.

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