Nearly 70 people were killed in an attack, Tuesday, by the terrorist group Boko Haram, in an attack staged against an oil mission in Northeast Nigeria, a humanitarian worker said Saturday, APS reported.
the ambush was carried out, on Tuesday, against the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) guards and team, accompanied by geologists from Maiduguri University, returning from an oil exploration mission.
Previous reports from local sources reported 50 dead in the attack.
The terrorist group has been carrying out bloody attacks since 2009, resulting in at least 20,000 deaths and more than 2.6 million refugees and displaced.
Thousands of women and girls have been abducted.