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Nigeria confirms the release of kidnapped rescue workers

Four Nigerian rescue workers kidnapped by gunmen in the southern part of the country were released unhurt after several days in captivity, the National...
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50 people killed in Nigerian state

At least 50 people have been confirmed killed by gunmen who camped in a thick forest in Zamfara, a troubled state in northwestern Nigeria,...
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1 Policeman Killed and Five Others Seized in Nigeria

A policeman was killed and five others abducted from a mining site in Nigeria when a group of gunmen invaded a village in the...
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Gunmen in Northern Nigeria Kill 17 People

Nigerian police in the northern state of Kaduna on Thursday said unidentified gunmen shot dead 17 members of a local vigilante group following an...
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Gunmen in military uniform attack INEC vehicle carrying election materials

Gunmen wearing military uniform have Thursday, attacked a vehicle belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Benue State while it was conveying...
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36 Passengers Reported Missing in Cameroon’s Anglophone Region

Thirty-six passengers were abducted by gunmen on Tuesday along the Buea-Kumba highway in the Southwest, one of the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Cameroon,...
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Gunmen kill 1, injure 4 in central Burundi

One person was killed and four others injured on Thursday night in a gunmen attack in Gitega province, central Burundi, an official said Friday. Four...
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Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Nigeria

Two policemen were on Monday shot dead in Nigeria, following an attack by gunmen in the central Nigerian state of Nasarawa, local police said...
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Gunmen abduct expatriate, kill 2 policemen in Nigeria

Nigerian police in central north Kogi on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of an expatriate by unknown gunmen at a construction site in the state. State...

Gunmen kill 1 in bar attack in S. Burundi

A woman was Friday night shot dead in a gunmen's attack against a bar at Maramvya in Burambi district in Rumonge province, some 90...
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Gunmen abduct Nigerian MP

A local official on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a member of the Nigerian parliament by gunmen who assailed his vehicle on Abuja-Kaduna expressway. ...
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Policeman shot dead by gunmen in Nigeria

Nigerian police said on Tuesday an investigation is underway to apprehend the killers of a police sergeant who was shot dead while on guard...

Afghanistan: IS Gunmen Disguised As Medics Kill 30

More than 30 people have been killed after attackers dressed as doctors stormed the largest military hospital in Kabul, Afghan officials say. Militants armed with...

Sankore: Gunmen Attack NPP’s George Yaw Boakye

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for the Asunafo South Constituency, George Yaw Boakye, narrowly escaped death yesterday when gunmen, believed to be...

Gunmen abduct 2 in Burundi’s Bubanza province

According to the state-run news agency, the gunmen abducted the two victims at about 20:30 (18:30 GMT) as they were heading home from church...
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58 killed as gunmen attack police training academy in Pakistan

Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late Monday night, leaving at least 59 dead and more than...
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Egypt: Militants kill 12 securities in North Sinai

At least 12 members of Egypt's security forces were killed on Friday when suspected militant Islamists opened fire at a checkpoint in North...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Confirmed: 12 killed and several injured in terror attack at Kabul campus

According to authorities and news reports, multiple gunmen stormed the Kabul campus late Wednesday. Witnesses heard an explosion and gunfire on the heavily guarded...

Nigeria: Gunmen Camouflaged As Priests Kill Three

Gunmen disguised as priests in white robes and red caps have killed three Nigerian soldiers and and have stolen their weapons at a...

Mali Attack: 17 Soldiers Gunned Down On Military Base

At least 17 soldiers have been killed and 30 wounded in an attack on a military base in Mali, officials say. Heavily armed...
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Two shot dead in Johannesburg

The shooting took place outside the newly opened Mall of Africa on Sunday evening, police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said. The...
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Kaduna’s deputy high commissioner’s ordeal in the hands of gunmen

Sources in the embassy in Abuja‎ stated that he left the embassy at the Sierra Leone mission to attend a military graduation ceremony in...
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Eight policemen killed by gunmen in the South of Egypt

Four assailants in a pickup truck intercepted the policemen, while traveling in minivan, and showered them with automatic rifle fire, the ministry added. The dead...
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Bururi province gun violence kills four

The state-run radio reported that three of the victims were shot dead, including the bar owner, when unidentified gunmen stormed a bar at Nyatubuye...
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Jamaica Police and gunmen shootout resulted in 3 deaths

Two gunmen were wounded Sunday in an exchange of fire with police and one died of gunshot wounds in hospital. The shoot-out happened when the...
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Attack at NW Nigeria results in 23 deaths

The attackers rode on motorbikes and shot indiscriminately at residents of Kwanar Dutse village located in Maru district of the province last weekend, said...

2 Foreign Journalists arrested for supporting gunmen

"The two foreign journalists were arrested yesterday (Thursday) around 16:30 (14:30 GMT) at Nyakabiga between the 5th and the 6th avenues over complicity with...
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Police rescue two abducted persons in Nigeria

State police spokesperson Ahmad Muhammad told Xinhua that the victims were safely rescued during the operation. Muhammad said an Ak-47 assault rifle, one locally...
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Mogadishu trap kills Somali military chief

The Somali Army Commander was killed in Dharkenlay district in the capital Mogadishu by gunmen believed to be Al-Shabaab militants, said Ahmed Meyro Mo'aw,...
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Nigerian police launch manhunt for markert killing perpetrators

Niger state police spokesman Richard Adamu Oguche said the gunmen stormed the market in Madala area of Niger state last Thursday and shot the...