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Press Release Regarding The Terrorist Attacks Perpetrated In Nigeria , 17.03.2016

No: 66, 17 March 2016

We have leaned with great sorrow that 13 people lost their lives in armed attack perpetrated in the evening of 14 March in Borno Province of Nigeria and that at least 22 others were killed in suicide attacks perpetrated yesterday morning (16 March) in a mosque in the Maidiguri, the Capital of Borno by the militants of Boko Haram terrorist organization.

We wish God’s mercy upon those who lost their lives in the attacks, and wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.

We share the pain of the friendly and brotherly people of Nigeria. Moreover, we reiterate our support to Nigeria’s fight against terrorism and hope that peace and serenity will be established in the region as soon as possible.