Again, Boko Haram Terrorists Open Fire On Borno Governor’s Convoy, Kills 15 People
In what seems to be a repeated incident, gunmen suspected to be deadly Boko Haram terrorists has attacked the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Friday killing fifteen people and injuring many others.
An ambush on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Friday left about 15 persons dead, the PUNCH reports.
The governor’s convoy was said to have been attacked between Monguno and Baga areas of the state.
A security source said the attack left mainly security personnel comprising eight policemen, three soldiers and four Civilian Joint Task Force operatives dead.
A source at the Borno State Government House in Maiduguri also told The punch correspondent that the governor had left Maiduguri for Baga to prepare for the planned return of internally displaced persons from Maiduguri to the camps in Baga.
The governor was said to have left Maiduguri with a retinue of armed soldiers, police officers and Civilian-JTF personnel.
A senior police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, stated that he was told eight persons were killed, including security personnel and civilians.
Friday’s incident is the second attack on the governor’s convoy in recent times around Baga.
As at the time of this report, the names of the casualties has not been given, Brainnews can confirmed.