UN begins evacuation of aid workers after deadly Boko Haram attack
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The United Nations Organisation on Friday began the evacuation of aid workers from Rann community in the Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, following a heavy Boko Haram terrorists’ attack which left three UN workers dead.
According to reports, the Boko Haram insurgents attacked the Rann Internally Displaced Persons camp late on Thursday, during which the UN workers were killed.
Two of the deceased workers were with UN agency; International Organisation for Migration, while the third victim was a doctor, working with the UN Children’s Fund. A female UN nurse was also reported to have been abducted by the insurgents.
Report has it that apart from the officials, a yet-to-be-ascertained number of civilians in the camp were also killed while many others were injured during the gun battle. The Boko Haram terrorists reportedly abducted three aid workers and civilians apart from the UN nurse.
Two of the abducted workers are reportedly working with the International Committee of the Red Cross – another major international relief agency in the North-East. nationalhelm