Gunmen kidnap four Thai tourists traveling in Nigeria's Rivers State.
ISWAP releases a video showing the execution of five kidnapped aid workers in Nigeria. The International Rescue Committee and Action Against Hunger confirmed the authenticity of the video and condemned the killings of their colleagues.
News emerges that two days prior hundreds of Boko Haram militants had overrun several towns in northeast Nigeria and captured the military base in Baga. [https:--www.wsj.com-articles-boko-haram-overruns-villages-and-army-base-in-northeast-nigeria-1420467667 "(Wall Street Journal)"]