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Indonesia church attacks kill nine, dozens wounded

A wave of blasts including a suicide bombing struck outside churches in Indonesia on Sunday, killing at least nine and wounding dozens of others, police said, the latest assault on a religious minority in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country. Indonesia, which will begin the holy fasting month Ramadan this week, …

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Military, Boko Haram engage in gun battle in Maiduguri

Boko Haram insurgents are attacking Maiduguri, the Borno state capital now, with government troops pushing them back. The attack appears to be coming from the Damboa Road axis of the city that is popularly called Polo area. Residents of the neighbourhood are currently fleeing their houses. The shooting started at …

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Herdsmen kill 2 catholic priests, 13 worshippers in Benue church

Two catholic priests and 13 worshippers were slaughtered on Tuesday morning by armed Fulani herdsmen in Ayar Mbalom village in Gwer East local Government Area of Benue State Terver Akase, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State   confirmed the attack on Twitter.  ”Armed herdsmen this …

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Borno Mosque: 4 Killed, 8 injured in suicide bombing

At least four persons have been confirmed dead while eight others wounded after two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in Bama town of Borno State in the early hours of Sunday.  Confirming the attack and casualty in a statement on Sunday afternoon, the police public relations officer, Edet Okon, said, …

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Gunmen attack Zamfara communities, kill scores

Kabaro, Danmani Hausawa and Danmani Dakarkari villages in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State were on Friday morning attacked by armed bandits who rode on motorbikes while carrying out their operations,  The Zamfara State Police Public Relations Officer, Shehu Mohammad who confirmed the incident to Premium Times said dozens …

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Nigerian troops kill 7 Boko Haram fighters

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole conducting blocking and clearance operations to track down and neutralise Boko Haram insurgents fleeing from the Sambisa forest have killed 7 Boko Haram insurgents yesterday Friday 13 April 2018, in multiple ambushes sprung against the fleeing insurgents by the gallant troops.  The troops, yesterday successfully …

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