71 soldiers dead in Niger after attack by suspected Islamic militants

71 soldiers dead in Niger after attack by suspected Islamic militants

Around 100 suspected Islamic extremists ambushed an army camp in western Niger near the border of Mali on Tuesday, killing at least 71 soldiers in one of the country’s deadliest onslaughts in recent history. The attack took place overnight in a remote area of Niger where jihadists linked to the ISIS have long been active. The French military and a regional force have failed to stem the violence.

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