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29 July 2017 | 6:30 am
Kogi black friday - no fewer than 10 people killed in tanker accident.
Nigerian security forces have arrested three men accused of taking part in a mass abduction on Bethel Baptist High School in July. Gunmen kidnapped 121 students who were asleep in their dorm rooms. The attack took place just outside the city of Kaduna in the north-west of the country. One hundred teens have since managed to escape or were freed, but twenty-one are still unaccounted for.
The fundamentalist group, which now rules Afghanistan, put the bodies on display to deter others. The move comes after a Taliban founder said executions and amputations will return.
Gunmen have killed dozens of people in two separate attacks in Nigeria. Villagers in Kaduna and security forces in Sokoto state have fallen victim to suspected islamists and criminal gangs. Also on the show: In an industry dominated by men, we bring you a report on the women workers changing the landscape of the Central African Republic. Finally, we take a look at one of Libya's cultural jewels: Leptis Magna. An archeological site shunned by tourists due to the country's insecurity.
Two SUVs allegedly rammed into a group of protesters during a visit by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
Suspected militants have killed five soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir amid a spike in violence in the region. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Police in southeastern Norway are investigating and questioning witnesses after a man armed with a bow and arrows killed five people and wounded two others. Authorities say the suspect had converted to Islam and likely acted alone. Investigations are ongoing but authorities say they believe it to be an "act of terror."
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