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Minister for Africa condemns Nigeria attacks

Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham condemned Friday's attacks in Yobe and Borno, and offered condolences to the families of the victims.

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Speaking today he said:

“I was saddened to hear of the brutal attacks in Yobe and Borno States on Friday evening that killed and injured so many innocent people. I utterly condemn those who carried them out and I offer my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

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Published 7 November 2011