December 2010 Abuja attack

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2010 Abuja attack
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Date 31 December 2010
Attack type
Bombing
Weapons bomb
Deaths 4
Non-fatal injuries
26
Perpetrators Boko Haram

The December 2010 Abuja attack was a bomb attack on a barracks on the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria, on 31 December 2010. Four people were killed, including a pregnant woman, and 26 were injured; according to defence minister Adetokunbo Kayode, all of the dead were civilians, as were most of the injured.[1] The attack was the second in Abuja in three months, and was the first near a barracks in the country since its return to democracy in 1999.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barracks bomb claims 4 on New Year's Eve". Times Live. 1 January 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2012.