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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: December 9 - 15, 2017

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Blog Post by John Campbell

December 18, 2017

December 9: Boko Haram killed two soldiers in Damboa, Borno.
December 10: Boko Haram killed ten soldiers in Damboa, Borno.
December 10: Kidnappers abducted four and killed one in Munya, Niger.
December 10: Suspected oil militants killed three in Calabar South, Cross River.
December 11: One suicide bomber killed himself and two others at a mosque in Kerewa, Cameroon. Boko Haram was suspected.
December 11: One suicide bomber killed herself and two others at an IDP camp in Gwoza, Borno; a second suicide bomber was shot and killed before she could detonate. Boko Haram was suspected.
December 11: A roadside bomb killed two soldiers in Damboa, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
December 13: A battle between Nigerian soldiers and Boko Haram militants in Kaga, Borno led to the deaths of ten militants and six soldiers.
December 14: Police killed "many" (estimated at fifteen) illegal miners during a clash in Sardauna, Taraba.

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