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Mexican security forces on Thursday arrested one son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in an operation that triggered intense fighting.

Fierce battles in Mexico as arrest of El Chapo’s son goes wrong

Heavily armed gunmen waged an all-out battle against Mexican security forces Thursday as soldiers arrested — then reportedly released — a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his home state, Sinaloa.

Gunmen abduct teacher, two others in Kaduna

Unknown gunmen have abducted, the Head teacher, Abdul Hafiz Abdullahi, of Dangamji, Primary School and two others at Doka filling station, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State.

Gunmen kill father, abduct two children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed Ayuba Chashe and abducted his two children at Yebu community in Kwali Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Gunmen kill 14 policemen in Mexico

Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.

Gunmen storm Delta school, kidnap siblings

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Monday struck at Issele-Azagba near Asaba, Delta State and whisked away two children from a private school.

15 dead, 2 injured in Burkina Faso mosque attack

At least 15 people have been killed and two seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso, according to a BBC report.

Gunmen kill one, abduct NSCDC officer, two children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed one person and abducted a Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer, with his two children at Dafara community, in Kuje Area Council, Abuja.

Kidnappers abduct civil defence officer, wife, child in Abuja

Gunmen have again abducted another civil defence officer with his wife and son, at Dafara community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnappers release railway chief’s wife

Mrs Francisca Okhiria, wife of the Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, has been released by her abductors.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen attack another Kaduna school, kidnap principal

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked the Government Technical Secondary School located at Maraban Kajuru community in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, abducting the principal of the school.

Gunmen attack Sokoto villages, cart away cows at gunpoint

Unknown gunmen numbering about 150 reportedly stormed Tarana Mahuta and Bagurba villages, Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State, and made away with undisclosed number of cows at gunpoint.

How gunmen abducted six people in Adamawa – eyewitness

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped six people at Gurin village in the Fufore/Gurin Local Government Area of Adamawa in Nigeria’s insurgency-wracked North-East.
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Gunmen kidnap six in Adamawa

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped six people at Gurin village in the Fufore/Gurin Local Government Area of Adamawa in Nigeria’s insurgency-wracked North-East.
Musanze district's Kinigi sector attracts tourists because of its Volcanoes National Park and its mountain gorillas [Thomas Mukoya-Reuters]

Eight killed, 18 wounded in Rwanda attack

Unidentified gunmen killed eight people and injured 18 during an overnight attack in northern Rwanda near the border with DR Congo, police said Saturday.

Bandits invade Zamfara community, kill nine soldiers, policemen

Gunmen, on Friday, attacked a military formation at Sunke community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing nine soldiers in the process.
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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa commissioner’s father

Unknown gunmen have abducted the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Doodei Week’s father, Chief George Agbabou Week.

Masked gunmen attack Rivers community, kidnap two

The whereabouts of two persons are unknown after five masked gunmen at about 5.00am on Wednesday raided Amarieri community on Bonny Island, Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers.

Gunmen kill PDP chieftain, vigilante leader and guest in Adamawa

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday killed Ishaya Dauda, a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain in Muchalla Ward Mubi South Local Government Area of Adamawa State and the leader of Tapital Pulaaku, a vigilante group who was killed along with a guest at his residence on Independence Day.

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