• Niger troops bomb a convoy of trucks carrying smoked fish to Nigeria, sponsoring Boko Haram

    Niger troops bomb a convoy of trucks carrying smoked fish to Nigeria, sponsoring Boko Haram

     

    Newsmen gathered that, Niger’s air force has bombed a convoy of trucks carrying smoked fish to Nigeria, a trade banned by local officials because it is suspected of helping to finance the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, on Wednesday.

    “Earlier this week, air forces fired on merchandise vans along the river Kamadougou,” said reporters. The river separates northern Nigeria from southeastern Niger.

    The people in the trucks fled over the border into Nigeria, the source said.

    Niger officials say Boko Haram taxes fishermen […]