Family of Indian killed in Nigeria attacks shocked
Jan 22, 2012
World | Associated Press | Thursday February 27, 2014
Soldiers abandoned checkpoints and fled into the bush, leaving five villages and a town at the mercy of Islamic extremists who killed at least 13 people.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 20, 2013
Boko Haram gunmen dressed in military uniform on Sunday killed 19 people near the Nigerian border with Cameroon in the restive northeast where the Islamists have carried out deadly attacks, residents and a survivor said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 29, 2013
A college provost says suspected Islamic militants gunned down students as they slept and killed as many as 50 in an early-morning attack in northeast Nigeria.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 1, 2013
At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Monday April 22, 2013
Fighting between Nigeria's military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation's far northeast, officials said on Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire rocket-propelled grenades and soldiers spray mach...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 2, 2013
Weekend attacks on three communities in volatile and ethnically divided central Nigeria have left 19 people dead and displaced some 4,500 others, a local official said on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 8, 2013
Gunmen attacked two polio clinics in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Friday, killing nine people before fleeing, police and residents said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 24, 2012
Pirates attacked a supply vessel off Nigeria and kidnapped four sailors in the latest such incident off the country's oil-producing southern coast, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 12, 2012
Gunmen have shot dead five Christian residents of a town in a restive northeastern Nigerian region previously hit by deadly Islamist attacks, the police said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 2, 2012
Gunmen shot dead at least 26 students in an attack overnight on their college residence in northeast Nigeria, a college spokesman said on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 21, 2012
A curfew in a religious flashpoint state in Nigeria's north has failed to stop days of ongoing violence and almost 100 deaths, an official said on Wednesday, as residents of another besieged city said a curfew imposed there has left them trapped at h...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 18, 2012
Multiple suicide attacks on churches in northern Nigeria and subsequent rioting by Christian youths targeting Muslims killed at least 36 people on Sunday, officials said.
World | Associated Press | Monday April 30, 2012
Gunmen attacked worship services at a university campus and a church on Sunday in northern Nigeria, killing at least 21 people in coordinated assaults that saw panicked Christians gunned down as they tried to flee, witnesses and officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 26, 2012
Bomb blasts targeting newspaper offices in Nigeria's capital Abuja and the northern city of Kaduna on Thursday killed at least six people in the first such attacks targeting the country's news media.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 23, 2012
A 23-year-old Indian national, Kewal Rajput, was killed in the coordinated bombings and gun attacks in Nigeria by an Islamic sect that has left more than 180 people dead. As the news reached his family that lives in the Dahod district of Gujarat, the...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday January 23, 2012
A 23-year-old Indian national was killed and six of his compatriots, including two children, were injured in a wave of coordinated bombings and gun attacks in Nigeria by an Islamic sect that left more than 180 people dead. Kevalkumar Kalidas Rajput f...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 22, 2012
An Indian was killed in a terror attack in the Nigerian city of Kano that left about 162 people dead, said authorities. Another six Indians, including two children, were injured in the attack.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 22, 2012
At least 162 people were killed and several others, including Indians injured on Saturday when militants launched a series of coordinated bomb attacks targeting police stations and the headquarters of Nigeria's secret police in the Muslim dominated n...
World | Associated Press | Sunday December 25, 2011
Terror attacks across Nigeria by a radical Muslim sect killed at least 39 people Sunday, with the majority dying on the steps of a Catholic church after celebrating Christmas Mass as blood pooled in dust from a massive explosion.
World | Associated Press | Saturday December 24, 2011
At least 61 people have been killed during several days of fighting in northeast Nigeria between security forces and a radical Muslim sect responsible for a series of increasingly bloody attacks in Africa's most populous nation, authorities said on S...