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20 Aug
Firing is heard in Jalalabad as residents protest over the removal of Afghan flags that were replaced with that of the Taliban, according to local media, after the group's takeover of Afghanistan after being ousted by a US-led invasion in 2001.
20 Jul 2021
Nigeria almost lost another highly-trained military officer after a Nigerian Airforce fighter jet was shot down by so-called bandits between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna. But Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, against all odds, displayed why the motto of the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces is "Willing … Able … Ready."⁣
15 Jul 2021
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
20 Jun 2020
Today, in ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, is asking questions about Aso Villa under President Muhammadu Buhari's leadership. The Villa was disturbed with gunshots after an officer refuses to go into isolation after visiting his wife who has just delivered in Lagos.
23 Sep 2017
Gunshots rang out in the streets of Port-au-Prince Friday just as Haitain President Jovenel Moise returned upon his return from the U.N. General Assembly.
4 Jun 2017
Gunshots heard during attack in London's Borough Market

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