The US Government has condemned last Saturday night’s terrorist attack in Damboa, Nigeria, that killed many and left others injured.
The Department of State, in a statement in Washington D.C., however, expressed the government’s condolences to the families and friends of those that were killed and injured in the attack.
According to it, the incidence is a reminder of the depravity of those who commit such attacks against innocent people.
“The US condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack on Saturday night in Damboa, Nigeria.
“This violent attack – aimed at civilians celebrating with their families and communities during the Eid el-Fitri holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan – is a reminder of the depravity of those who commit such attacks against innocent people.
“We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims who were injured and killed, and mourn all those who were lost,’’ the statement said.
It restated the US government’s commitment to supporting the Nigerian government’s ongoing efforts at fighting against terrorism.