Nigeria – Accidental bombing of a camp for displaced persons (January 17, 2017)

France was dismayed to learn of the death of a large number of Nigerian civilians and humanitarian workers on January 17 in Rann in connection with operations by the Nigerian army to combat the terrorist group Boko Haram.

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and express our solidarity and support for the humanitarian organizations concerned which provide support to the civilian populations fleeing the abuses perpetrated by Boko Haram.