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Borno state police spokesman Victor Isuku said the incident occurred when three bombers — a man and two women — tried to enter Umarari village just outside Maiduguri. 270 more words
The longer I am around this earth, the more often I shake my head at how my mind works. The idea for this blog came to me while thinking about our schedule for this past Sunday and an article I saw regarding how improvised explosive devices, IEDs, have taken the place of conventional land mines in warfare. 1,043 more words
By W. Alejandro Sanchez Nieto and Brittney J. Figueroa. W. Alejandro is an international security analyst. Follow him on Twitter: @W_Alex_Sanchez. Brittney is a recent graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelors degree in Global Studies, and a Minor in Latin American Iberian Studies. 1,464 more words
Fighters engaged in battles with government forces in city that was briefly taken by the armed group a year ago.
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An explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City injured 29 people Saturday evening in what Mayor Bill de Blasio called an “intentional act.” Authorities found “components indicative of an IED” at the bombing site, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said. 18 more words