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Daily Brief: November 12, 2021

Daily Brief: November 12, 2021

Over the past day, we've mapped 36 events with the following breakdown by event category.

Russia flew strategic bombers over Belarus for the second day in a row as tensions remain high on the border with Poland.

Russian Tu-160 bombers fly over Belarus
As tensions continue over the migrant crisis along the Belarus-Poland border, Russia flew two Tu-160 bombers over Belarus for a training exercise. This was the second day in a row that Russia sent strategic bombers over the country.

Two attacks in different areas of Cameroon took place on Wednesday as security concerns continue in the country.

Boko Haram kills four civilians in Tourou, Far North Region
Boko Haram terrorists attacked Tourou Township, Far North Region, on Wednesday morning. Four civilians were killed and four others were wounded in the attack.
IED explodes at Buea University
An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at Buea University wounding at least 11 students on Wednesday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

While it has now been a year since the cessation of fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the fallout from the conflict continues as Azerbaijan sets up a customs checkpoint on a key highway for Armenian trade.

Arrests made during Yerevan protest
A protest in Yerevan against an Azerbaijani customs checkpoint on a vital trade highway with Iran led to over 100 people being arrested. The highway is a key connection for the delivery of Iranian goods to Armenia.

Days after AMISOM spoke of an improving security situation in Somalia, they were targeted by a suicide bomber.  

Suicide car bomb targets AMISOM in Mogadishu
A suicide car bomber targeted an AMISOM convoy in Mogadishu killing at least two civilians and wounding several more. No group has taken responsibility for the attack, but al-Shabab is known for conducting such attacks in the area.

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