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BREAKING: Boko Haram Hit Borno IDP, Casualty Unknown
The internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Thursday night was attacked by spected members of the Boko Haram sect struck at
Dalori, according a witness to TheCable, was attacked around 9pm.
The suicide bombers first struck before gunmen opened fire from different directions. The witness said.
The IDPs, according to report, fled when the gunshots subsided and security operatives said to had cordoned off the camp.
Presidency condemned Boko Haram video, charge security agencies
Meanwhile, Presidency has condemned the surfaced video of the abducted workers by Boko Haram terrorists
The presidency, on Thursday, urged security agencies, particularly, Secret Services to throw in their full force to ensure speedy release of those in captivity.
This was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja.
In his words: “The Presidency has been briefed by the responsible government agency about the disturbing video showing our citizens, the humanitarian aid workers held captive.
” Presidency has been given assurances that contact is being made and the captors are being talked to.
“Besides these aid workers, there are some others about whom this engagement is about-Leah Sharibu, a religious leader and all the others.
“These discussions have been ongoing even before this time and what this latest incident has done is to bring urgency to the efforts that the secret service is making.
“Government is making contacts, in the hope that the captors will see reason to not visit hardship or even harm on these innocent individuals. Government is working.”