Nigeria: Nearly 70 killed in Boko Haram attack

Nigeria: Nearly 70 killed in Boko Haram attack

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 official took part in the search for bodies after the attack, the bloodiest this year. he declared that the death toll has reached 69″  .

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.

The circumstances of the ambush have not been clarified yet.

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.

N. Houda Chabane




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