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Insurgents kill 8 police, 3 civilian JTF in Borno

Borno State Police Command has confirmed the killing of 8 Policemen and 3 Civilian JTF following an attack by suspected insurgents along Monguno Baga Highway.

In a statement by the Commands’ Public Relations Officer DSP Edet Okon, said the security convoy was heading to Baga town when they came under attack.

The statement adds that 13 other persons sustained injuries and were receiving treatment.

“On 25th September 2020 at about 12 PM, the security convoy who were heading to Baga in respect of the 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.

The security convoy returned fire and successfully repelled the attack, he said.

Dauda Iliya

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