JUST IN: 40,000 Nigerian Refugees In Cameroon Ordered Back To Northeast Nigeria
Aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres, MSF said on Wednesday that Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities have ordered 40,000 refugees in Cameroon to return to northeast Nigeria.
The tens of thousands of refugees fled the town of Rann in northeast Nigeria after Islamist insurgents attacked last month.
“Today we are seeing people packing up their belongings and leaving for Rann after being told by Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities to leave,” MSF said in a statement.
The aid agency however added it was very concerned over their possible fate due to continuing insecurity in Rann and a lack of humanitarian assistance.
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