Attack on Niger refugee camp kills 20 soldiers

Attack on Niger refugee camp kills 20 soldiers
 

At least 20 soldiers have been killed in Niger in an attack on a camp for Malian refugees, officials say.
The attack took place in the western Tahoua region, Prime Minister Brigi Rafini told state TV.
Assailants targeted a military post near the camp, a local official told the Associated Press.
Northern and central Mali remain unstable nearly four years after France led a military intervention to drive out jihadists.
Niger battles terrorism threats on all fronts
Three soldiers were also injured in the attack, the local official said, and Prime Minister Rafini said the death toll could... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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