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Rann attack: Boko Haram godless ―Buhari

Rann attack: Boko Haram godless ―Buhari

Three aid workers were killed on Thursday night in a Boko Haram attack in Rann in Borno State.Nigeria's private television station, Channels Television said on Friday that the aid workers were killed when the terrorists struck at a camp housing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

She said the third deceased aid worker was a medical doctor employed as third party consultant with UNICEF, adding that three other aid workers also sustained injuries in the attack, while a female nurse was missing or feared abducted.

The Yobe state directly borders Niger and is also close to Nigeria's borders with Chad and Cameroon.

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The Federal Government had earlier released the names and other details of the 110 girls who have yet to be accounted for, following the attack on the GGSTC, Dapchi, Yobe State, on 19 February 2018.

The European Union (EU) on Friday decried the killing of humanitarian workers by suspected Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria's northeastern town of Rann late Thursday, saying "the saving of lives should not cost lives".

The Nigerian military has deployed air assets, including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms, in search of the missing schoolgirls.

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"Our deepest condolences go to the families of the victims and our fearless colleagues and we call on authorities to ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice", said Kallon. "Two of those killed were IOM field staffers", said Millman. In December, four people were killed when a World Food Programme (WFP) convoy was ambushed in Borno state.

Last February 19 members of Boko Haram stormed the Government School of Science and Technology and abducted at gunpoint to the students, whose ages fluctuate between 11 and 19 years, according to the authorities, which formed a committee of 12 experts to specify details of the event.

In January 2017, a botched Nigerian airstrike meant to hit jihadist fighters killed at least 112 people as aid workers distributed food.

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