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Collateral Damage: More civilians killed in Nigeria's war on terror - Daily Maverick

More than 100 people were killed this week when the Nigerian air force accidentally bombed a camp for internally displaced people. But the government's grovelling apologies fail to mask a broader truth: that for Nigeria's armed forces, civilian lives ...and more »

Nigeria: Satellite Imagery Shows Strikes on Settlement - Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch reviewed satellite imagery in the town of Rann, Kala Balge Borno State, recorded on the morning after the attack and identified two distinct areas of destruction in densely populated areas on the western side of the town that are ...and more »

Nigerian Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp, Killing Scores - New York Times

DAKAR, Senegal — A Nigerian fighter jet searching for Boko Haram members on Tuesday accidentally bombed a camp for displaced people who had fled the militants, killing dozens of camp residents and at least six humanitarian workers, and wounding ...and more »

Death Toll in Mistaken Bombing of Camp in Nigeria Climbs to 70 - New York Times

DAKAR, Senegal — The number of people killed in an accidental military bombing at a Nigerian camp for displaced people has increased to 70, aid groups said on Wednesday, with at least nine of them humanitarian workers. The mistaken attack came after a ...and more »

Nigeria: MSF strongly condemns the aerial bombing of a camp for displaced people in Rann - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

MSF teams are providing emergency first aid following the bombing. We are asking the authorities to put all measures in place to facilitate the emergency evacuation of wounded. At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed today in a bombing by the ...and more »

Boko Haram's legacy of fear and ruin delays return of displaced Nigerians - The Guardian

An abandoned village between Mafa and Dikwa towns in Borno state. Photograph: Adrian Ouvry/Mercy Corps. Conflict and development. Boko Haram's legacy of fear and ruin delays return of displaced Nigerians. Aid workers in Borno state say displaced people ...and more »

Nigerian fighter jet strikes refugees, aid workers in Borno - CNN

(CNN) Scores of people were killed when a Nigerian fighter jet mistakenly bombed a camp for the internally displaced during an operation against Boko Haram militants, according to Nigerian officials and the Red Cross. The Nigerian government provided ...and more »

Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram is going to be long and messy - CNN

(CNN) The admission by Nigeria that its air force accidentally targeted a camp for people who have been internally displaced represents a significant change in attitude by the forces fighting the terrorist insurgency known as Boko Haram. In what the ...and more »

The university that defied Boko Haram's reign of terror for years has been bombed - Quartz

The University of Maiduguri, the largest university in the northeastern Borno state that has defiantly stayed open even at the height of the Boko Haram insurgency, has been bombed. Two bomb blasts occurred in the early hours of today (Jan. 16) at the ...and more »

Nigerian airstrike targeting Boko Haram mistakenly bombs camp, killing 100 refugees and aid workers: officials - ABC Online

Nigerian officials say more than 100 refugees and aid workers were killed when an air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people. Key points: Doctors Without Borders condemns the attack ...and more »