The United States Embassy in Nigeria has condemned the suicide attacks on internally displaced persons in Dikwa town, Borno state that occurred on February 9.
“We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims,” a statement by the Embassy said.
“The United States remains committed to assisting internally displaced populations in northeastern Nigeria through humanitarian relief efforts.
“We also continue to support the Nigerian government in its fight against terrorism,” the statement read.
Over 50 people were killed in the attacks on locations where over 500,000 internally displaced persons were being sheltered. The attacks were allegedly carried out by two female suicide bombers.
The victims who were mostly women and children have been buired in a mass burial.