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    49 killed in Niger armed attack

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 10:42am on July 12, 2021

    Five civilians, four soldiers and 40 armed attackers were killed on Sunday in a clash in Niger’s restive southwest region near the border with Mali,...

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    Thirteen jihadists, four civilians killed in Niger: military

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:09am on July 02, 2021

    Thirteen Boko Haram fighters have been killed in clashes in southeast Niger while four civilians have been executed by the jihadists, a mixed African military...

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    10 killed in western Niger attacks: local officials

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:28am on June 25, 2021

    At least 10 people were killed on Thursday in Niger’s western Tillaberi province, where civilians are increasingly falling prey to attacks blamed on jihadists, local...

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    Attack on home of senior Niger politician kills guard

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:45am on June 13, 2021

    A machine-gun attack on the home of Seini Oumarou, president of the National Assembly in Niger, killed one of his guards and seriously wounded a...

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    Gunmen kill 27 in central Nigeria attack

    Agence France-Presse . Abuja | Updated at 10:35pm on June 08, 2021

    Gunmen stormed a market place and a football field in a rural town in central Nigeria over the weekend, killing at least 27 people and...

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    8 dies as Islamist raid in Niger: officials

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 10:14am on May 30, 2021

    At least four members of the security forces and four civilians died in a jihadist raid against the major town in southeast Niger, near the...

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    16 Niger soldiers killed, one missing near Mali: official

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:18am on May 03, 2021

    Sixteen Niger soldiers have been killed and another is missing after an ambush against a patrol in the Tahoua region near the Mali border, local...

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    Niger army kills 24 suspected terrorists: government

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 10:57am on May 03, 2021

    Niger troops killed 24 ‘suspected terrorists’ after they sought to escape after being captured in the west of the country, the government said on Sunday.

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    20 children killed in Niger school fire

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:52am on April 14, 2021

    Some 20 children died on Tuesday after several classrooms caught fire at a school in Niger’s capital Niamey, the fire service said...

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    Four Niger soldiers killed in double ‘terror’ attack

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 10:40am on April 05, 2021

    Niger’s defence ministry said on Sunday that four of its soldiers had been killed the day before in twin ‘terrorist’ attacks in the country’s southeast,...