February 10, 2024

Armed conflicts and attacks

Israel–Hamas war

Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip

The IDF claims to have discovered a Hamas data center under UNRWA's Gaza Strip headquarters. (Times of Israel)

Spillover of the Israel–Hamas war

Red Sea crisis

Seventeen Houthi fighters are killed during airstrikes launched by the United States and the United Kingdom in Yemen. (Al Jazeera)

Kivu conflict

M23 offensive

Tens of thousands of people flee to Goma, the capital of the DR Congo's North Kivu province, as M23 rebels advance towards the city. (BBC News)

Somali civil war

Four Emirati soldiers and a Bahraini military officer are killed, while ten other people are injured, when a soldier opens fire at a military base in Mogadishu, Somalia, before being killed in the ensuing shootout. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility. (AP)

Disasters and accidents

France's EDF shuts down two nuclear reactors due to a fire at the Chinon Nuclear Power Plant. (Reuters)

A Eurocopter EC130 helicopter crashes near Nipton, California, United States, killing all the six people on board, including Nigerian banker Herbert Wigwe. (CBS News)