Media: gunmen attacked UN base in Nigeria

MOSCOW, March 2 – RIA Novosti. Militants affiliated with the Islamic State * terrorist group attacked a UN base and humanitarian aid center in northeastern Nigeria, and 25 base personnel are under siege, Agence France-Presse reported, citing security and NGO sources. militants, but its employees were not injured … 25 employees are hiding in a shelter, which is under siege by militants, “sources told the agency.

Presumably, the attack was carried out by members of the terrorist group “West African Province of the Islamic State” * (formerly “Boko Haram” *).

In March 2015, Boko Haram swore allegiance to another terrorist group, the Islamic State * and changed its name to Islamic State's West Africa Province * (ISWAP). the introduction of sharia throughout the country The group is behind most of the terrorist attacks regularly carried out in response to the military campaign against it by Niger, Cameroon and Chad.

* Terrorist organizations banned in Russia.

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