• Boko Haram attack in Niger kills six soldiers, wounds 3

    Boko Haram attack in Niger kills six soldiers, wounds 3

    Six soldiers from Niger’s army were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram militants, the country’s interior ministry said.

    The attack happened near the town of Diffa close to the border with Nigeria early on Wednesday.

    It comes two weeks after a Boko Haram assault on a military convoy in the same area that left one soldier dead.

    The Islamist group is based in Nigeria but is being tackled by a multinational force, including soldiers from Niger.

    In the latest attack, three other soldiers […]