Suspected extremists kill 69 in Niger

By Dalatou Mamane
Updated November 5 2021 - 9:37pm, first published 9:35pm
A resurgence of extremist violence in Niger began in January, with 69 killed in the latest attack.
A resurgence of extremist violence in Niger began in January, with 69 killed in the latest attack.

Suspected Islamic extremists have ambushed a self-defence brigade in western Niger, killing 69 people in the latest attack in the volatile border region near Mali, the Interior Ministry says.

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