Red Cross doctors work all night to save lives of Maiduguri terror victims

Red Cross doctors work all night to save lives of Maiduguri terror victims

- Red Cross doctors in Maiduguri have been at the forefront of providing quality healthcare to terror victims

- Following the attack on Maiduguri on Wednesday, February 12, photos have emerged of the doctors trying to save the lives of those affected

- Jiddari-Polo, a suburb near Maiduguri, was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday evening

A photo has emerged of medical doctors attached to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) battling all night to save the latest victims of terror attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

The photo was shared on Twitter by Eloi Fillion, the head of ICRC delegation in Nigeria.

Jiddari-Polo, a suburb near Maiduguri, was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents in the evening of Wednesday, February 12.

The terrorists attacked the area around 7.05pm after the Muslim prayer, shooting sporadically as residents scampered for safety.

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Fillion in his tweet said 11 people were wounded, while 4 of them were in a critical condition.

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He revealed that they were being operated by his colleagues, who he noted were poised to work all night to ensure they save lives.

Meanwhile, the Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Borno state.

The call, the centre said, is on the heels of growing killings in Borno with the recent one in Auno community in the state.

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