The U.S. embassy in Nigeria said in a statement reaching Xinhua that its government strongly condemned Boko Haram’s continued vicious attacks on innocent citizens in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.
“The U.S. condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist bombing at a mosque on March 16 near Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in North Eastern Nigeria,” the statement said.
“Dozens of people were killed and injured. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the latest victims of Boko Haram’s senseless brutality,” it added.
According to the United States, Boko Haram continues to commit vicious attacks against innocent civilians including children.
The statement also frowned at the number of persons the insurgents had killed, raped and injured, as well as those displaced in the Lake Chad Basin region.
It also restated the U.S. government’s commitment to providing humanitarian assistance and support to those affected by Boko Haram’s violence. Enditem