December 2010 Abuja bombing

The December 2010 Abuja bombing 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.

2010 Abuja bombing
LocationAbuja, Nigeria
Date31 December 2010
Attack type
PerpetratorsBoko Haram


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