Dozens Killed in Separate Attacks in Nigeria


At least 29 people were killed and many others injured when gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram attacked Gwoza and Gamboru-Ngala in Borno State.
  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kill 18 in Benue Villages

    Daily Trust, 27 August 2013

    Unknown gunmen killed at a least 18 persons on Sunday night in two villages of Borikyo ward in Ukum local government area, Benue state. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram, Militia Kill 29 in Borno, Benue

    This Day, 27 August 2013

    About 14 pro-government vigilante youths popularly called Civilian JTF were feared killed in an attack on the north-eastern town of Bama, Borno State on Sunday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  11 Feared Killed in Fresh Communal Clash in Benue

    Premium Times, 27 August 2013

    The Benue State Police Command has confirmed an outbreak of hostilities in some villages in Ukum and Katsina Ala local government areas in Benue. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Three Killed, Eight Injured By Boko Haram in Borno

    Vanguard, 26 August 2013

    Atleast three people were slaughtered while 8 others sustained knives/cutlass injuries when some suspected Boko Haram sect members ambushed Bama Local Government Area of Borno ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kill 32 in Benue, Borno Communities

    Vanguard, 27 August 2013

    No fewer than 32 persons were killed by gunmen in separate incidents in Benue and Borno communities last Sunday. The bloody attack in Benue State occurred in Agbena and Agbaaga ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  13 Killed in Boko Haram Attacks On Borno Towns

    This Day, 22 August 2013

    Thirteen persons were feared killed, when suspected Boko Haram members stormed Gwoza and Gamboru/Ngala towns in Borno State, ostensibly on a reprisal attack. read more »

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  • Nigeria:  13 Killed in Separate Attacks in Borno

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2013

    Thirteen people were yesterday killed and many others injured when gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram attacked Gwoza and Gamboru-Ngala in Borno State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Two Policemen, Seven Boko Haram Members Feared Killed in Fresh Borno Attack

    Premium Times, 21 August 2013

    At least nine persons have died in an attack on police formations in the northeast Nigerian border village of Gwoza after suspected Boko Haram gunmen attacked on Tuesday night, a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Insurgents Kill Two Policemen, Four Others in Borno Communities

    Vanguard, 22 August 2013

    Gunmen, suspected to be members of Boko Haram Islamic sect, yesterday, attacked Gwoza and Gamboru Ngala communities in Borno State, killing two policemen and four members of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Four Killed, Eight Injured in Fresh Boko Haram Attack

    Vanguard, 21 August 2013

    Atleast four civilians were killed while eight others seriously injured when some suspected Boko Haram sects invaded Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno state in the early ... read more »