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Sixteen Soldiers Killed, Six Injured By Attackers in Niger

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Unidentified gunmen have killed 16 troopers and wounded six others in an ambush in southwest Niger Republic. 

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In a report by Reuters, the assault on the navy personnel was confirmed by two safety sources on Sunday.



The assault on a military patrol occurred on Saturday afternoon within the Tahoua Area of the West African nation, close to the place raids killed 137 civilians in March.

It’s unclear who carried out the assault, however the space is overrun by jihadist teams with hyperlinks to al Qaeda and Islamic State.

The teams have killed tons of of troopers and civilians since 2018 after they started broadening their attain past bases in Mali. Now, giant areas of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso have fallen below their management.

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