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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 5–11

October 14, 2019

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from October 5 to 11, 2019. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker

 

 

  • October 5: Boko Haram killed two in Bama, Borno. 
  • October 5: The Nigerian Air Force killed ten bandits in Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna. 
  • October 5: Kidnappers abducted three in Jalingo, Taraba. 
  • October 5: Kidnappers abducted six in Fufore, Adamawa.
  • October 6: Boko Haram killed two Nigerien soldiers in Dogondoutchi, Niger.
  • October 6: Communal violence resulted in three deaths in Eggon, Nassarawa. 
  • October 6: Kidnappers abducted four Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) officers and five civilians in Kuje, FCT.
  • October 7: Gunmen killed three in Barkin Ladi, Plateau. 
  • October 8: Kidnappers abducted two police sergeants and one civilian in Andoni, Rivers.
  • October 9: Gunmen killed one and abducted one NSCDC officer and his two children in Kuje, FCT.
  • October 9: Nigerian police killed four kidnappers in Oredo, Edo. 
  • October 9: Kidnappers abducted three in Augie, Kebbi. 
  • October 9: Nigerian troops killed four bandits in Chikun, Kaduna. 
  • October 10: Twenty bandits, five soldiers, and two civilians were killed during an attack in Bakura, Zamfara. 
  • October 10: Nigerian troops killed fifteen Boko Haram militants and lost one soldier. 
  • October 10: Boko Haram killed two Chadian soldiers in Ari-Gambori, Chad. 
  • October 11: Boko Haram killed three soldiers and four civilians in Magumeri, Borno. 

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