• Convoy attack
  • The Nigerian Police, Borno State Command has confirmed that at least 11 people were killed in an ambush on a convoy conveying some displaced persons, officials and security personnel by Boko Haram on a highway in Borno on Friday. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Borno Command, Edet Okon in a statement on Saturday said eight of the Policemen and three Civilian JTF on the convoy were killed during the ambush. “In the ensuing gun fight however, casualties were recorded on both sides. Unfortunately, eight (8) Policemen and three (3) members of the Civilian Joint Task Force paid the supreme price,” the Police spokesman said. He said the ambush on the convoy occurred few kilometres to Cross Kauwa on Friday at about 12 noon while going to Baga, a town along the Lake Chad shore for the resetlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by the state government. “On 25th September, 2020 at about 12PM, the security convoy who were heading to Baga in respect of Government’s effort to relocate indigenes of Baga to their ancestral home came under heavy gun attack by Armed Men suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists a few Kilometers from Cross Kauwa,” he disclosed. He said 13 other persons sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to hospital for treatment.
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