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Nigeria: UN condemns Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria: UN condemns Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria

An attack on Maiduguri by suspected females suicide bombers on Thursday night has been condemned by the United Nations office for the coordination of Humanitarian affairs.

Information from the National Emergency Management Agency says seven suspected suicide bombers were involved in the attack on the Maiduguri-Gamboru road north-eastern Nigeria.

The suicide bombers who came through Mafa-Dikwa, proceeded to bomb trucks injuring some people who were taken to the Maiduguri Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The terrorist group has been repeatedly launched major attacks targeting sites which host more than 9000 internally displaced persons.

All parties to the conflict in Nigeria have been reminded to ensure the safety of all civilian as required under the International Humanitarian Law.

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