UN confirms Boko Haram’s attack on aid facilities in Borno

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UN confirms Boko Haram

The United Nations has confirmed Boko Haram’s attack on its aid facilities in northeastern Nigerian town of Dikwa in Borno State. 

 

In a statement released on Tuesday March 2 by UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, it was gathered that the insurgents directly targeted the facilities. 

 

Kallon said the premises of several aid agencies and a hospital were reportedly set ablaze or sustained damage. 

 

The statement read; 

 

“The attack started last night and, as information is still coming through, I am outraged to hear the premises of several aid agencies and a hospital were reportedly set ablaze or sustained damage. 

“This violent attack will affect the support provided to nearly 100,000 people who are desperately in need of humanitarian assistance and protection.”




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