JUST IN: U.S Reacts To Attacks On ‘Humanitarian Partners’ In Borno

The United States government has condemned a recent attack on Damasak town in Borno State, by suspected terrorist group.

The Embassy of the United States, in a tweet on Thursday, described it as a crime against humanity.

“Attacks on humanitarian partners represent an affront to humanity. Our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and all Nigerians, “ it tweeted.

Reuters reports that the attack on Tuesday killed about eight people while displacing residents who had to run towards Niger Republic.

The development is coming at a time Nigerians were asking the whereabouts of about 115 Chibok school girls still in Boko Haram captivity seven years after their kidnap.

The Governor of Borno, Professor Babagana Zulum, said the students have been held for about 2550 days by today, Thursday.

He earlier noted on Wednesday, that the state had not known peace in the last 12 years.

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