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23 Nov 2020 | 12:22 AM UTC

Nigeria: Boko Haram attack Borno state governor’s convoy November 21

Nigeria News Alert

Boko Haram attack on Borno state governor’s convoy kills nine on November 21; further attacks likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/23/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/25/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Borno State, Nigeria

Event

A Boko Haram attack on Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum's convoy reportedly killed at least nine people on Saturday, November 21. Zulum escaped uninjured from the attack, but two civilians and seven soldiers were killed. The attack, which took place on the Gajiram-Monguno road, was the third against Zulum in the last three months.

Further Boko Haram attacks are likely throughout Borno state and northeast Nigeria over the near to medium term. 

Advice

Those in Borno state are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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