Global Terrorism This Week for September 5 to 11 shows, once again, a heavily dominant jihadi threat.
We must get better at when to use the word terrorism to describe acts of violence: in a world rife with too much terrorism, why would we want to make more?
On April 8, 2011 a possible Boko Haram bomb blast killed at least six people at the office of Nigeria’s election commission in the central town of Suleja.
On March 6, 2018 four loggers were killed when they stepped on a landmine left by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria
On February 24, 2012 Boko Haram attacked a police station and prison in the Nigerian city of Gombe, killing four.
On February 6, 2015 Boko Haram attacked two towns in Niger but lost over 100 terrorists when the local military counter-attacked.
On January 31, 2016 two attacks by Boko Haram in Chad killed three people and wounded another 56
On November 22, 2015 a 20-year old female suicide bomber disguised as a refugee detonated her load in NE Nigeria, killing 8 and wounding 7.
On November 13, 2018 Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in Nigeria’s Borno state.
On this day in 2015, Boko Haram killed at least 80 people and wounded about 150 injured in multiple bomb attacks in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state.