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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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One person was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device exploded near the Rikkos Police Post in Jos on Friday. The Spokesman for the Special Task Force in Plateau State, Captain Salisu Mustapha, said in a statement in Jos, that the explosion affected the police post and three other houses. Also af...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2012
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KANO, Nigeria — Nigerian authorities have recovered a cache of arms, including explosives and rocket launchers, in two separate raids in the restive northern city of Gombe and arrested six suspects, a senior official said. “Following weeks of surveillance we gathered enough intelligence informa...
By benim
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Oct 11th, 2011
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Kano – Nigerian troops were accused of burning homes and shooting indiscriminately on Monday after a bomb attack in the country’s northeast blamed on Islamists which wounded three soldiers. A military spokesman denied soldiers had carried out abuses and said the bomb blast in the violence...
By benim
In Morocco
Sep 20th, 2011
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Rabat – The trial in Morocco of nine suspects in a bomb attack in April that killed 17 people, mainly European tourists, is set to resume on Thursday with bereaved relatives in attendance. The main suspect, 25-year-old Adil El-Atmani, and his accomplices face the death penalty if proven guilty....
By benim
In Asia
Sep 9th, 2011
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Indian police said Friday they have detained five people for questioning as they probe rival claims of responsibility for Wednesday’s bomb attack outside a New Delhi courthouse that killed 12 people. Police investigating an email claim of responsibility arrested the owner of an Internet cafe in...
By benim
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Aug 10th, 2011
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Kano – The discovery of a bomb led to a stampede in an area of the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi, but authorities were able to defuse it before it exploded, police said Wednesday. Residents discovered the bomb planted on a street near an open-air pub on Tuesday, causing people to flee in pan...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jul 26th, 2011
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Kano – Police in a Nigerian town near the capital hit by several bomb blasts in recent months have arrested seven people with explosives, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. The suspects were arrested in Suleija on Saturday during a raid on a house following a tip-off where “some sophisticate...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jul 25th, 2011
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Nigerian security forces killed at least 23 people after a bomb blast blamed on Islamists over the weekend, allegedly randomly shooting and burning a market, Amnesty International said on Monday. The allegations were the latest against Nigerian security forces operating in the northeastern city of Ma...
By benim
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Jul 5th, 2011
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Two policemen were shot dead and a military patrol squad bombed Tuesday in Nigeria’s troubled city of Maiduguri, frequently hit by deadly attacks blamed on Islamists, a senior army chief said. “A policeman was shot and killed outside his house by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Gwange area of...
By benim
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Jun 29th, 2011
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Authorities in Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Wednesday imposed limited curfews on recreational centres and banned parking along some roads after a deadly bomb attack at the police headquarters two weeks ago. The city’s administration said night clubs and cinemas should close by 10 p.m. (2100...