Gunmen storm Nairobi hotel complex

Gunmen have stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital, setting off loud blasts and sending people fleeing for their lives following a coordinated assault claimed by the Somalia-based al-Shabab armed group. More than 16 hours after the attack began at Nairobi’s Dusit hotel complex, which also[…]

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Gunmen attack Prasa security guards

Armed security staff employed by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) to escort train drivers were attacked and shot at by a group of unknown armed men in Philippi, Samora Machel, in Cape Town on Sunday, Prasa said. The driver of the vehicle was shot in the shoulder,[…]

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Gunmen storm Phillipines school: police

Gunmen have occupied a school after storming a village on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, according to police. Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group were engaged in a gun battle with security forces at Malagakit, close to Pigcawayan town, Chief Inspector Realan Mamon[…]

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6 dead in Indian air base attack in Pakistan

Four gunmen and two guards were killed when unidentified militants attacked an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border on Saturday in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Officials said the gunmen, wearing army fatigues, managed to enter the Pathankot air base[…]

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Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill 37 in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed 37 people in raids on five villages around Maiduguri, the capital of northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, a military source and a local village defense group said on Friday. The radicals, who arrived on motorcycles and in four-wheel drive vehicles, fired into houses and shot fleeing[…]

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