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# gunmen - Monday 6 June, 2022

Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church
# Unrest
# Unrest

Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church

Jun 6th 2022, 8:43 PM 21,297 Views 9 Comments

No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.

# gunmen - Sunday 9 January, 2022

At least 200 people killed by gunmen in northwest Nigeria
# Zamfara
# Zamfara

At least 200 people killed by gunmen in northwest Nigeria

Jan 9th 2022, 11:53 AM 14,313 Views 1 Comment

A government spokesperson said thousands of people have been displaced following the attacks.

# gunmen - Monday 10 August, 2020

French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger
# Tillaberi Region
# Tillaberi Region

French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger

Aug 10th 2020, 10:25 AM 17,589 Views 5 Comments

A French aid group said several of its workers were among those killed during a tourist outing.

# gunmen - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Gunmen kill priest and five parishioners during Mass in Burkina Faso church
# Dablo
# Dablo

Gunmen kill priest and five parishioners during Mass in Burkina Faso church

May 12th 2019, 7:01 PM 17,576 Views 25 Comments

Up to 30 attackers set fire to the church, several shops and a small cafe before looting a local health centre.

# gunmen - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

90 students kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed
# Bamenda
# Bamenda

90 students kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed

Nov 7th 2018, 9:24 PM 6,996 Views 1 Comment

It was the first mass kidnapping to hit Cameroon and one of the gravest incidents in 13 months of pro-independence violence.

# gunmen - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

11 injured after gunmen blast Save the Children office in Afghanistan
# British Charity
# British Charity

11 injured after gunmen blast Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Jan 24th 2018, 7:13 AM 6,236 Views 25 Comments

Save the Children is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children’s rights.

# gunmen - Sunday 21 January, 2018

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners
# Hostage
# Hostage

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Jan 21st 2018, 2:45 PM 15,508 Views 31 Comments

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

# gunmen - Friday 24 November, 2017

At least 235 dead in horror mosque bombing as leaders condemn 'barbaric attack'
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 235 dead in horror mosque bombing as leaders condemn 'barbaric attack'

Nov 24th 2017, 5:25 PM 119,017 Views 114 Comments

The attack took place during weekly prayers at a mosque in Egypt, police officials said.

# gunmen - Monday 14 August, 2017

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso

Aug 14th 2017, 7:09 AM 11,175 Views 14 Comments

The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed.

# gunmen - Saturday 21 May, 2016

One of the Bataclan gunmen buried six months after suicide attack
# France
# France

One of the Bataclan gunmen buried six months after suicide attack

May 21st 2016, 6:30 AM 15,590 Views 21 Comments

After his death, his mother was told: “Your son has died a martyr with his brothers on 13 November.”

# gunmen - Monday 8 February, 2016

Regency Hotel shooting was choreographed to send a clear and explicit message
# Column
# Column

Regency Hotel shooting was choreographed to send a clear and explicit message

Feb 8th 2016, 5:43 PM 516 Views 103 Comments

Pictures have been widely circulated of gunmen carrying Kalashnikov weapons into the Regency Hotel. The pictures are significant for a number of reasons, writes Tom Clonan.

# gunmen - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Video footage shows violent raid on safe house of drug lord 'El Chapo'
# Mexico
# Mexico

Video footage shows violent raid on safe house of drug lord 'El Chapo'

Jan 12th 2016, 8:21 AM 18,101 Views 8 Comments

Marines found a tunnel that led to Mexico’s storm sewer.

# gunmen - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Manhunt in Paris after shooting of police officer at government building
# Attack
# Attack

Manhunt in Paris after shooting of police officer at government building

Aug 16th 2015, 12:17 PM 11,979 Views 42 Comments

It is unclear why the men were in the Interior Ministry complex.

# gunmen - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Two Europeans among five killed, as gunman opens fire in Mali nightclub
# Masked Killer
# Masked Killer

Two Europeans among five killed, as gunman opens fire in Mali nightclub

Mar 7th 2015, 4:25 PM 15,283 Views 16 Comments

“The killer came here because there were foreigners. He wanted to kill foreigners, that’s for sure,” a waiter at the club said.

# gunmen - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Appeal for witnesses after armed men assaulted staff at Dublin bookmakers last night
# Sundrive Road
# Sundrive Road

Appeal for witnesses after armed men assaulted staff at Dublin bookmakers last night

Feb 14th 2015, 1:30 PM 16,145 Views 32 Comments

It happened at around 8:40 last night.

# gunmen - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school
# Massacre
# Massacre

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

Dec 16th 2014, 5:20 PM 35,499 Views 232 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

# gunmen - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Armed jewel thieves take hostage and lead police on chase through Paris
# Champs-Elysses
# Champs-Elysses

Armed jewel thieves take hostage and lead police on chase through Paris

Nov 26th 2014, 9:40 AM 6,303 Views 2 Comments

The two gunmen later surrendered.

# gunmen - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

Jun 24th 2014, 9:47 PM 18,593 Views 42 Comments

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

# gunmen - Monday 28 April, 2014

Ukraine: Pro-Russia gunmen seize town hall
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ukraine: Pro-Russia gunmen seize town hall

Apr 28th 2014, 8:43 AM 4,545 Views 93 Comments

The US and European Union are readying sanctions against Russia amid tensions over the kidnapping of international observers.

# gunmen - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

Apr 19th 2014, 12:03 PM 11,016 Views 54 Comments

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

# gunmen - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria

Oct 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 4,283 Views 21 Comments

The group was kidnapped early this morning.

# gunmen - Friday 16 August, 2013

Photos: More than 60 killed in violent clashes on Egypt's 'Friday of anger'
# Protests
# Protests

Photos: More than 60 killed in violent clashes on Egypt's 'Friday of anger'

Aug 16th 2013, 6:12 PM 5,804 Views 38 Comments

Islamists held protest marches after hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi were killed in a crackdown on Wednesday.

# gunmen - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Mexico confirms 22 killed in coordinated attack on police
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico confirms 22 killed in coordinated attack on police

Jul 24th 2013, 9:18 AM 8,598 Views 16 Comments

Attackers equipped with high-powered rifles and grenades carried out a carefully-planned attack against federal police in western Mexcio.

# gunmen - Friday 19 July, 2013

British national kidnapped in Lagos
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

British national kidnapped in Lagos

Jul 19th 2013, 9:45 PM 8,002 Views 15 Comments

It is reported that the man was abducted while travelling into the city after landing at the airport.

# gunmen - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas

Jun 23rd 2013, 12:07 PM 9,718 Views 65 Comments

The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.

# gunmen - Monday 27 May, 2013

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen
# Taiz
# Taiz

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen

May 27th 2013, 6:16 PM 4,725 Views 10 Comments

A man and a woman were seized today while they were outside a hotel in the eastern part of the central Yemeni city of Taiz.

# gunmen - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Gunmen abduct seven foreign workers in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Gunmen abduct seven foreign workers in Nigeria

Feb 17th 2013, 5:40 PM 14,322 Views 0 Comments

A security guard was killed in the attack, police have said.

# gunmen - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Irish hostage: Algeria troops surround Islamist hostage-takers
# Irish Hostage
# Irish Hostage

Irish hostage: Algeria troops surround Islamist hostage-takers

Jan 17th 2013, 7:35 AM 4,246 Views 12 Comments

The group of hostages include a citizen from Northern Ireland who holds an Irish passport.

# gunmen - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes
# Iraq
# Iraq

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes

Jul 31st 2012, 1:58 PM 1,137 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.

# gunmen - Monday 25 June, 2012

Gunmen attack French uranium plant in Central African Republic
# Attack
# Attack

Gunmen attack French uranium plant in Central African Republic

Jun 25th 2012, 12:39 PM 2,873 Views 1 Comment

A local military official says that the attackers caused some damage to the facility and stole a “sizeable quantity” of food.

# gunmen - Monday 19 March, 2012

Syrian troops and gunmen clash in Damascus
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian troops and gunmen clash in Damascus

Mar 19th 2012, 9:43 AM 721 Views 0 Comments

The clashes follow Saturday’s car bombings, which killed 27 people. Three strong explosions were reported in Damascus last night.

# gunmen - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Kidnapped engineers killed during failed rescue attempt in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Kidnapped engineers killed during failed rescue attempt in Nigeria

Mar 8th 2012, 6:58 PM 3,606 Views 6 Comments

David Cameron has confirmed the deaths of the Briton and Italian who were kidnapped in May while working on a construction project.

# gunmen - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Prosecutor and judge killed in northwest Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Prosecutor and judge killed in northwest Syria

Feb 19th 2012, 9:22 AM 1,070 Views 1 Comment

Gunmen have assassinated a senior prosecutor and a judge in a northwestern province of Syria.

# gunmen - Friday 25 November, 2011

Three tourists kidnapped, another killed in Mali
# Mali
# Mali

Three tourists kidnapped, another killed in Mali

Nov 25th 2011, 8:37 PM 2,729 Views 4 Comments

The four were in a restaurant in Timbuktu when four armed men forced them out of the building.

# gunmen - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Somali gunmen kidnap US, Danish aid workers
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali gunmen kidnap US, Danish aid workers

Oct 25th 2011, 3:48 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

The two colleagues work for a Danish organisation which works to remove unexploded mines.

# gunmen - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Six suicide bombers attack government compound in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Six suicide bombers attack government compound in Afghanistan

Aug 14th 2011, 9:11 AM 73 Views 0 Comments

# gunmen - Sunday 31 October, 2010

Gunmen kill 14 in Honduras football "massacre"
# Honduras
# Honduras

Gunmen kill 14 in Honduras football "massacre"

Oct 31st 2010, 1:38 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

Hooded gunmen have shot dead 14 people playing a football match in Honduras.

# gunmen - Monday 19 July, 2010

17 killed by gunmen at party in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

17 killed by gunmen at party in Mexico

Jul 19th 2010, 12:58 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

Fears that women and children are among the victims of the latest mass shooting in Mexico.