Tuesday, December 1, 2020
At least 30 people were killed in a car bomb attack in Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni on Sunday.
Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry told Turkey’s Anadolu Agency that the death toll included civilians and soldiers, adding that nine soldiers were killed and seven more were injured. The Ghazni public health department reported a higher total to CNN, saying 40 people were killed and 24 were injured.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Militants killed at least 40 farm workers in rice fields near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, news agencies and Nigerian media reported.
The attack, which injured six other people, took place in the village of Koshobe in Nigeria’s restive Borno state. A local anti-jihadist militia told news agency AFP that the fighters tied up the farm workers and slit their throats.
Sunday, November 29, 2020
An Islamic State-linked militant group in central Indonesia has killed four villagers, one of whom was beheaded, and set seven houses on fire, a police officer said Saturday.
National Police spokesman Awi Setiyono said the incident occurred Friday in the village of Lemban Tongoa in Central Sulawesi Province. The motive for the attack was not immediately clear.
Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) have taken control of Mekelle, the capital of the country’s Tigray region, according to a tweet from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
The city was under fierce bombardment earlier on Saturday, a humanitarian source on the ground and eyewitnesses who have fled the city told CNN.
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Ethiopia’s Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has once again fired at least four rockets into Eritrea, media reports said on Friday.
Rockets fired by TPLF forces landed near residential areas in Eritrea’s capital of Asmara, as well as towns including Dekemehari, Gemehalo and Nefasit, the Eritrean Press said in a report.