UN Secretary announces evacuation aid worker in troubled northeast Nigeria

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United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the evacuation of all humanitarian personnel and the temporary suspension of all humanitarian deliveries in Rann town, in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria.

The body called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to apprehend and prosecute those who carried out the attack on Rann town.

He condemned the killing of three aid workers in Rann, following an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday night.

According to the UN, at least one other aid worker remains critically injured and another three are still missing while eight members of the Nigerian national security forces were also killed.

The UN chief said: “at the time of the attack, over 40 humanitarian workers were in Rann.Copied from the Facebook page of an official of UNDSS.

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