April 16 Nigerian officials said on the 16th, the northeastern state of Borno Damasak town was attacked by the extremist group Boko Haram militants, killing 18 people were killed and 21 injured.
Borno governor Babagana Zulum 16 in the town of Damasak inspection told the media that a group of “Boko Haram” militants recently attacked the town of Damasak, it is understood that the attack killed 18 people were killed and 21 injured. A number of local buildings were damaged, including a United Nations humanitarian facility, a police station and some residential buildings.
Zulum said the government is fully assessing the damage caused by the attack and has taken steps to strengthen local security to prevent a recurrence of the attack.
In the more than a decade since Boko Haram was founded, frequent attacks on civilians and military personnel in the Lake Chad region pose a security threat to Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.