Tag: Boko Haram
Anggota polis terbabit sedang membawa suspek kes culik dari sebuah pekan di negeri Taraba apabila tentera Nigeria melepaskan tembakan ke arah kenderaan mereka,
Ia selepas 2 kanak-kanak perempuan dan 1 kanak-kanak lelaki meletupkan diri mereka di pusat menonton perlawanan bola sepak komuniti di Nigeria.
Niger is one of a number of poor, fragile countries in the Sahel region that have been hit by a jihadist revolt.
Boko Haram has stepped up attacks in Cameroon and neighbouring countries.
The kidnap had caused the family such suffering and sadness it feels as if they were all abducted.
The video comes as Nigerian and regional forces have intensified their activities against ISWAP in northern Borno.
Pada 16 Feb, 7 tentera terbunuh semasa serangan di Chetima Wangou, juga terletak di tenggara Niger.
The jihadist faction has in recent months intensified attacks on military targets in Borno and Yobe states, raiding bases and killing dozens of troops.
The Islamist group has attacked at least 20 military bases in recent weeks, killing dozens of soldiers and carting away weapons.
Kumpulan pengganas itu beralih kepada penggunaan teknologi tinggi, satu trend yang mendatangkan ancaman keselamatan serius kepada negara.
The meeting was focused on 'the security situation in Lake Chad' where there has been a 'resurgence' of attacks in recent months.
Gudumbali is Boko Haram's first major seizure in two years and comes after a series of recent attacks on troops.
Tentera bertindak selepas menerima panggilan kecemasan bahawa militan Boko Haram melakukan serangan hendap dan menculik pengunjung.
The attack was believed to have been carried out by fighters from the Boko Haram faction led by Abubakar Shekau, which is based in and around the Sambisa Forest enclave near Gwoza.
IS-affiliated Boko Haram jihadists claimed to have killed "several" Nigerian troops in separate mortar strikes on a military base in the town of Arge in the Lake Chad area.
Scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village in northern Borno state late Thursday and briefly seized it after a fierce battle.
As the presidential race heats up ahead of February polls, the Nigerian government and officials of Borno state are encouraging and facilitating the "return" of tens of thousands of people.
Boko Haram militants arrived in trucks at Mairari village, 10 kilometres from the garrison town of Monguno in Borno state, firing guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
They were furious about a planned redeployment to a battlefront in the remote Lake Chad region after fighting Boko Haram jihadists for years without relief.
The attacks underline the threat Boko Haram still poses despite repeated military claims the group is spent force.
The attack happened at about 6pm local time in the village of Mussini.
According to a military source, Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops of the 81st Division Forward Brigade in Jilli.
The shaky video shows two women, one with an infant strapped to her back, being led by a group of uniformed men across a patch of dusty scrubland.
In the semi-arid Sahel region south of the Sahara desert, France has deployed 4,000 troops in its Barkhane mission that’s hunting down Islamist militants in Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger.