Unidentified armed men attacked a joint post in Say, killing a ranger
On December 5, 2022, a joint police, gendarmerie, and “water and forestry” post was attacked by unidentified armed men. A forestry guard was killed and a police officer was reported missing.
Unidentified armed men killed 3 policemen and 3 civilians in Yarbulutu market
Terrorists attacked the Yarbulutu market in the Sokoto region. Three police officers were killed as well as three civilians. Many people were injured and vehicles were burned.
Unidentified armed men attacked the convoy towards Bombofa
Unidentified armed men attacked the convoy between Arbinda and Bombofa. Four civilians were killed and several vehicles destroyed.
FAMa soldiers accompanied by Wagner killed several civilians in a market in Kita
On December 6, 2022, soldiers of the FAMa accompanied by the PMC Wagner reportedly appeared on the market in Kita, killing five people, including a ten-year-old child, and arresting others. The FAMa denied and declared they had only neutralized one terrorist.
JNIM attacked Malian army checkpoint in Kayes
JNIM claimed responsibility for an attack on a Malian army checkpoint in Kayes on December 6, 2022.
DSF destroyed 5 terrorist bases in Daboura and Sanakuy
On December 7, 2022, the Defense and Security Forces destroyed five terrorist bases in Daboura and Sanakuy. 53 terrorists were killed and equipment was recovered.
Clash between two terrorist groups near Tessit
On December 7, 2022, a clash took place between rival jihadist groups near Tessit. The AFM air force took advantage of the situation to raid the terrorists.
JNIM claims responsibility for the assassination of the village chief of Nagare
In its weekly communiqué, the JNIM claimed responsibility for the assassination of the Fulani chief of the village of Nagare, who was accused of being an informant.
Deadly clash between unidentified armed men and VDH in Boala
On December 7, 2022, a violent clash took place between unidentified armed men and Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland in Boala. Twelve Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland were killed, as well as six civilians and about twenty terrorists.
JNIM IED attack on two FAMa vehicles
On December 8, 2002, the JNIM claimed responsibility for an IED attack on two Malian army vehicles, including an armored vehicle. A dozen soldiers were killed and other soldiers were injured.
Unidentified armed men attacked the gendarmerie of Tenado
On the evening of December 9, 2022, unidentified armed men attacked the gendarmerie in Tenado. The police station and the gendarmerie brigade in Didyr were also ransacked. No human casualties were reported.
Clash between unidentified armed men and VDH on the Youba-Ouahigouya axis
On December 10, 2022, unidentified armed men broke into the Youba-Ouahigouya road, but were confronted by Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland. No casualties were reported.
The town of Solenzo is liberated from terrorists by the DSF
On December 10, 2022, the town of Solenzo, Banwa province in Burkina Faso, was finally liberated from terrorists by Defense and Security Forces.
Unidentified armed men attacked the village of Fô
On December 11, 2022, around 11:00 p.m., unidentified armed men attacked Fô. Material damage was reported.