UN Sympathizes with Nigeria over Borno State Multiple Bombings

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The United Nations (UN) has sympathized with Nigeria over the triple suicide bombings which killed 30 and injured 42 people in Borno State on Sunday, June 16.

António Guterres, the UN’s Secretary General conveyed the condolence of the body on Monday, describing the incident as unfortunate.

Guterres, through his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, condoled with families of the victims and Nigeria at large, wishing the injured a quick recovery, and expressing believe that “those responsible for these attacks will be swiftly brought to justice”.

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He also re-echoed “the solidarity of the United Nations with the Government of Nigeria in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

The triple bombing, according to the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) occurred in Konduga village of Borno State, when three suspected suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mandarari community.