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  • Monday ,14 December 2020
العربية

At least 27 killed in Niger in Boko Haram attack

by Al Ahram

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:12

Monday ,14 December 2020

At least 27 killed in Niger in Boko Haram attack

 Jihadists from the Boko Haram group killed at least 27 people in an overnight attack in southeast Niger, a local official said on Sunday.

Other people wounded and some more reported missing in the assault in the village of Toumour in the Diffa region, said a senior local official.
 
Witnesses and other officials confirmed the attack, which came as municipal and regional elections went ahead across the country.