JUST IN: 20 Boko Haram Surrenders Die Of Cholera In Borno
No fewer than 25 persons including 20 surrendered Boko Haram fighters have failed due to a cholera outbreak in the Hajj camp where about 12,000 surrenders are presently kept in Maiduguri, Daily Trust report.
It was gathered that 14 others casualties were recorded in the Hajj camp on Wednesday.
According to report, health workers with the support of Non-Governmental Organisations and the World Health Organisation are battling to control the losses.
“ At least 20 Boko Haram handovers have failed as a result of cholera outbreak in Hajj and four others died in Bama camp. Also, three reportedly died in the Muna Garage IDP camp.
Nearly 1,000 cases have been reported so far, and hundreds are presently entering treatments in colorful health centres, ” the source said.
Moreso, a top ministry of health staff who spoke on the condition of obscurity verified the incidents but claimed that only 11 apologetic Boko Haram insurgents and three others in the Muna Garage IDP camp were killed by cholera, not 20 people.