Twenty killed in attacks on villages in western Niger

Twenty killed in attacks on villages in western Niger

Tidjani Ibrahim Katiella, governor of Tillaberi region, said the assailants were riding motorbikes during the incidents on Saturday. The unidentified group reportedly looted shops, stole cattle and ordered village inhabitants to flee. A state of emergency has been in place since 2017 in the region of Sahel, which borders Mali, Burkina Faso and Benin, due to Islamist insurgency gaining foothold.

Timothy
Timothy
Lord Flasheart
Lord Flasheart 2 weeks

Some might say Islamic State have a strong presence in the area. I wouldn't because Islam is a peaceful and loving religion.

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