Borno confirms shells fired by boko haram killed 10 and injured 47 others

borno confirms shells fired by boko haram killed 10 and injured 47 others
borno confirms shells fired by boko haram killed 10 and injured 47 others

Borno State Government yesterday said shells fired by insurgents on Maiduguri on Tuesday killed 10 civilians and injured 47 others.

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum was said to have visited two hospitals in Maiduguri were the victims received treatments.

The statement signed by the governor’s spokesman, Isa Gusau, said weapons fired by the attackers  from Kaleri, outskirts of Maiduguri included  Rocket Propelled Grenades.

“The grenades traveled to hit Gwange and Adam kolo communities, both densely populated areas in the inner city. Most of the deaths occurred in Gwange. One of the RPG shots, hit a children’s play ground in Gwange, it was also gathered,” it said.

Governor Zulum who confirmed the attacks during his empathy visits to the State Specialist Hospital and the University of Maiduguri  Maiduguri where the victims who  had sustained various degrees of injuries were being treated, also directed the ministry of health shoulders the bills.

Speaking on military’s recapture of Marte town, he said:

“I am optimistic that the insurgents will not take over Marte again”.

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