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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 8 – October 14

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

October 17, 2016

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 October 1, 2016 to October 7, 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.

    • October 10: A Romanian engineer was kidnapped in Ika South, Delta.
    • October 10: Boko Haram killed 6 in Jere, Borno.
    • October 11: Nigerian troops killed 2 Boko Haram militants in Jere, Borno.
    • October 11: Nigerian troops killed 4 kidnappers in Ningi, Bauchi.
    • October 12: Armed youths killed 4 Shiites in Kaduna South, Kaduna.
    • October 12: A suicide bomber killed herself and 17 others in Maiduguri, Bornoz. Boko Haram was suspected.
    • October 12: Police killed 9 Shiites in Funtua, Katsina.

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