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UN condemns Borno bomb assaults

The United Nations has condemned a current suicide bomb assaults that focused civilian populations in Gwoza, a Local Government Area of Borno State.

The assaults, which came about on Saturday have resulted in not less than 18 deaths and dozens of accidents.

The assaults, carried out by suspected feminine suicide bombers, struck a marriage, a hospital, and a funeral in Gwoza, a city close to the border with Cameroon.

According to the Borno State Police Command spokesman, Nahum Daso, on Sunday, three blasts came about on Saturday in Gwoza.

The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mohamed Fall, in an announcement on Sunday, expressed his horror and condemnation of the assaults within the strongest phrases.

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“I am horrified by this attack on civilian populations and condemn such acts in the strongest terms. I stand in solidarity with the Government of Nigeria and the families and communities of all those affected,” he said.

Fall additionally reminded all events concerned within the battle of their obligations below worldwide humanitarian legislation to guard civilians from hurt.

He emphasised the United Nations’ dedication to supporting the victims of the assaults and conveyed his condolences to the Borno State Government.

“I have reached out to the Borno State Government to express my condolences and offer any support that the United Nations and the humanitarian community can provide to aid the victims of the attack,” he added.

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