• 38 Boko Haram fighters killed in south Niger – army

    38 Boko Haram fighters killed in south Niger – army

    Thirty-eight Boko Haram Islamist fighters have been killed during military search operations carried out by Niger and Chad troops in the Diffa region of southeast Niger this week, an official said on Friday.

    Two soldiers were lightly wounded in the action and “on the enemy side; 38 terrorists killed,” Niger defence ministry spokesperson Moustapha Ledru said on state television.

    Substantial quantities of weapons and munitions were also seized, Colonel Ledru added.

    The joint army operations took place between Monday and Wednesday around the […]