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UNICEF Doctor, three soldiers, 3 Aid workers killed and 3 others abducted as Boko Haram members stage massive attack in Borno


UNICEF Doctor, three  soldiers, 3 Aid workers killed and 3 others abducted as Boko Haram members  stage massive attack in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists last night stormed the military base of the 3rd  Battalion in Rann headquarters of Kala-Balge local government in Borno state at about 6 pm and engaged the military in a gun battle that lasted for 5 hours.

The terrorists after the attack abducted three aid workers (2 from ICRC clinic team and 1 from UNICEF) in addition to killing a UNICEF doctor, and two workers from the International Organization for Migration.

Atleast three soldiers were abducted and three Mobile Policemen attached to an internally displaced person camp were also killed. The terrorists made away with a military truck and an Armored
personnel carrier belonging to the Nigerian army.

Rann is a small town in Borno State, Northeastern Nigeria, and a home to a camp for internally displaced people. In January 2017, a Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, killing more than 100 people.

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