Nigeria – Attacks against the town of Baga and the surrounding villages (January 8, 2015)

France condemns the terrorist attacks perpetrated on January 8 in the town of Baga and the surrounding villages, in northeastern Nigeria. Many displaced persons and refugees have fled the area, and according to press reports, there are numerous casualties.

The perpetrators of these heinous attacks must be held accountable.

Together with its African and international partners, France stands resolutely alongside Nigeria in the fight against terrorism.