Nigeria attack

Five killed in suicide attack on mosque in Nigeria: Militia leader

A female suicide bomber killed five people when she blew herself up in a mosque in northeast Nigeria, in the latest attack blamed on Boko Haram jihadists, local militiamen told AFP.

Sep 27, 2017, 06:11 AM IST

Nigerian police arrest man suspected of Lagos bridge bomb plot

A plot to blow up a major bridge in Nigeria`s commercial capital Lagos has been foiled following the arrest of a 43-year-old man suspected of being part of a gang that planned to carry out the attack, police said.

Dec 29, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Tension rises in Manipur following attacks on Kuki youths

Manipur Police beefed up security measures on Sunday as Kuki organisations condemned the "unprovoked" gun attack on February 3 on Kukis in Molnom villagers near Pallel town along National Highway 2.

Feb 07, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
African students protest against Tanzanian student attack

African students protest against Tanzanian student attack

Scores of African students staged a protest in the city on Saturday against the attack on the Tanzanian girl student.

Feb 06, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

10 dead, 30 injured in suicide blast in Nigeria

 Ten people were killed at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday when a girl thought to be aged just 12 detonated explosives she was carrying, a relative of one of the injured victims and a health worker told AFP.

Jun 24, 2015, 03:42 AM IST

Boko Haram 'beheads' seven in Nigeria attack

Boko Haram militants killed seven people on Monday in the remote northeast of Nigeria, residents and an official said, with reports indicating the victims were beheaded in a revenge attack.

Oct 06, 2014, 23:44 PM IST

43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday when they attacked secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria`s troubled northeast.

Feb 25, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria kills 60: Police

An attack by scores of Boko Haram Islamists in the northeast Nigeria town of Bama has killed 60 people and caused massive destruction to public building, police told AFP Thursday.

Feb 20, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

22 killed in Nigeria attack

At least 22 people were killed in an attack by gunmen who entered a business place in Mubi area of Nigeria`s Adamawa state.

Dec 19, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

Nigeria fighting kills 185 in state of Borno

Fighting which started between the military and Islamic insurgents in Nigeria`s northern state of Borno on Friday has claimed about 185 lives in a fishing community.

Apr 22, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

Gunmen kill 11 in northern Nigeria

Eleven people have been killed in a house-to-house raid by gunmen in Nigeria`s northern state of Adamawa, police said.

Apr 07, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Four shot dead in Nigeria bar attack

At least four people were killed and seven seriously injured in Nigeria after unidentified gunmen stormed a local bar and opened fire at fun-seekers.

Oct 30, 2012, 09:49 AM IST

Thirty killed in central Nigeria village attack

The attack in Benue state comes as a bomb exploded today in northeast Nigeria, apparently killing a police officer.

Oct 18, 2012, 09:22 AM IST

Two Indians killed, one injured in Nigeria attack

Two Indians were killed and one injured when suspected members of Boko Haram Islamic sect attacked a factory in Nigeria`s northern city of Maiduguri.

Jul 26, 2012, 00:09 AM IST

4 killed die in Nigeria attack

A blast followed by a shootout near a
mosque claimed four lives as suspected militants of a radical group launched an attack.

Dec 31, 2011, 17:54 PM IST

Four dead, churches burned in north Nigeria attack

The attacks come after a November 04 attack in the state capital claimed by Boko Haram that killed over 100 people.

Nov 28, 2011, 12:28 PM IST

8 Christians killed N Nigeria ethnic attack

A group of machete wielding men besieged a remote village close to the crises prone Nigeria`s north-central city of Jos in Plateau State and killed eight Christians.

Jul 18, 2010, 08:55 AM IST

11 dead in new Nigeria sectarian attack: Spokesman

Muslim herdsmen disguised as soldiers killed at least 11 people in an attack today on a Christian village in Nigeria.

Mar 17, 2010, 15:59 PM IST