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Five killed, 18 abducted in mosque attack in Nigeria: police

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Nigerian police on Sunday confirmed that five worshippers were killed and 18 others abducted when gunmen attacked a congregational mosque in the country's northwestern...
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Nigerian ruling party’s state chairman kidnapped by gunmen

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Nigerian police confirmed on Sunday that the chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) in central state of Nasarawa has been kidnapped by...
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1 killed, many abducted in north Nigeria gunmen attack

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A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a community in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, killing one person and abducting scores of others, local police...

Gunmen attack school in north Nigeria

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A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a polytechnic in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, abducting a lecturer and two students, local police said on...
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At least 19 killed in attack on Kabul University claimed by IS

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At least 19 people were killed on Monday after gunmen stormed the campus of Kabul University, in an attack later claimed by the Islamic...
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8 children shot dead by gunmen in Cameroonian school – local media

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At least eight children have been shot dead in school by unknown gunmen Saturday in Cameroon's restive region of Southwest, local media cameroon-info.net reported. The...
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School attack in SW Cameroon committed by armed separatists – official

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Gunmen who opened fire Saturday on a private school in southwestern Cameroon were armed separatists active in the region since 2017, a government official...
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Gunmen kill 20 villagers in NW Nigeria

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Twenty villagers in Zamfara state in northwestern Nigeria were killed by a group of gunmen, the state police said Wednesday. The attack...
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Cameroonian troops free French national kidnapped by gunmen

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Cameroonian troops have rescued a French national who was kidnapped by gunmen in seaside resort town of Kribi, the army said on Monday. ...
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Gunmen kill 12 villagers in north Nigeria

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A group of unidentified gunmen have attacked two villages in the Giwa area of Kaduna state in northern Nigeria, killing 12 people and injuring...

Nigerian security frees 26 kidnapped road officials from gunmen in central state

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Nigerian security forces have freed 26 members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who were kidnapped by gunmen a few days ago in...
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Gunmen kill 2 senior police officers in Northwestern Nigeria attack

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Two senior police officers were shot dead Thursday and another seriously wounded as gunmen invaded a town in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto, police...
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Gunmen kill 6, injure 5 in northern Burundi: official

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At least six people were killed, five were injured on Thursday night in a gunmen's attack in northern Burundi, a local official said...

Gunmen kill 3 people in Northwest Pakistan

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Three people were killed when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire at their vehicle in Pakistan's northwest district of Tank, a government official...
SANAA, June 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A resident looks at rising smokes after an airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, June 16, 2020. The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched on Tuesday morning at least five airstrikes on the capital Sanaa held by the Houthi rebels, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported. The airstrikes hit Houthi-controlled military sites on the hills of al-Subahah, Attan and Nahdain in and around the center of the Yemeni capital city, local residents said. (Photo by Mohamed al-Azaki/Xinhua)

2 civilians killed in clashes between security forces, gunmen in Yemen’s Aden – government...

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Two civilians were killed during armed clashes between security forces and unknown gunmen in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Monday, a...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigeria says kills 3 gunmen in restive northwest

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The Nigerian military has confirmed the killing of three gunmen and the arrest of 10 others in recent clearance operations in the country's restive...
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Gunmen kill at least 11 in northern Nigeria attacks

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Gunmen in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna allegedly killed at least 11 villagers in attacks extending over multiple days, according to local authorities on...
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3 Nigerian soldiers killed in operation against gunmen

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Three Nigerian soldiers were killed and two others wounded on Monday in an operation against an armed group in the country's central region, the...
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3 Nigerian soldiers killed in operation against gunmen

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Three Nigerian soldiers were killed and two others wounded on Monday in an operation against an armed group in the country's central region, the...

Gunmen kill at least 14 in Nigeria attack

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Police authorities in Nigeria on Thursday confirmed at least 14 people were killed when gunmen invaded a village in the country's north-central state...
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Gunmen kill 13 in central Nigeria attack

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Thirteen people were killed early Monday in a shooting spree by some unknown gunmen in Nigeria's north-central state of Benue, the police said. ...
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Nigerian police kill eight gunmen in crossfire

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At least eight gunmen have been killed in a combat operation by police in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, a police spokesman said on...
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21 killed in gunmen attack in northern Nigeria: police

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At least 21 people have been killed and many others injured in an attack carried out by gunmen in northern Nigeria between Wednesday...

Nigerian troops kill 6 gunmen in delta region raid

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Nigeria's defense authorities on Wednesday confirmed that six gunmen have been killed in a raid by troops in the country's delta region. ...
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Scores of travelers kidnapped in Nigeria: source

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Scores of travellers were kidnapped by gunmen early Thursday along an expressway between Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the north-central city of Kaduna, security...
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Nigerian defense chief says scourge of banditry to become “thing of past”

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Nigeria's defense chief Gabriel Olonisakin said Monday that the armed gunmen's activities in the country's northern regions would soon be "a thing of the...
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Nigerian military airstrikes kill scores of gunmen in NW region

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Scores of gunmen were killed following airstrikes by the Nigerian military targeting a notorious camp inside a forest in the restive northwest region, an...
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Gunmen kill 24 in northern Nigeria

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At least 24 lives were lost and several others injured after gunmen attacked three communities in Zango Kataf area of Kaduna in northern Nigeria...

Nigerian airforce kills several gunmen, destroys camps

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Several gunmen were killed and their camps destroyed following an air operation in the northwestern Nigerian state of Sokoto, the nation's airforce chief Sadique...
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4 killed in attack by gunmen in north Nigeria

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The police in Nigeria's northwest region on Saturday confirmed four people were killed and many others wounded in an attack by gunmen. ...