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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update October 18-October 24

October 27, 2014

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from October 18 to October 24, 2014. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

October 18: Boko Haram attacks Hawul, Borno, killing eight.

October 19: Fulani herdsmen killed thirty four in Taraba state, twenty-seven in the town of Wukari and seven in Ibi.

October 19: The Nigerian military killed twenty-five Boko Haram insurgents in Damboa, Borno.

October 19: Boko Haram killed five in Gwoza, Borno.

October 21: Fulani herdsmen killed twenty in Lafia, Nasarawa.

October 22: Boko Haram abducted sixty girls and women in Michika, Adamawa.

October 22: Boko Haram is suspected of setting off two bombs in Katagum, Bauchi, killing seventeen people.

October 24: A mob lynched a lecturer after he accidentally hit and killed five students with his car in Zing, Taraba.

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