Terrorism & Insurgency

Unidentified militants kill five Nigerien and two United States soldiers in Niger's Tillaberi

06 October 2017

FIVE Nigerien soldiers and three United States Special Forces personnel were killed and two US soldiers were wounded in an ambush by unidentified militants while on patrol in an unspecified location in Niger's Tillaberi region near the border with Mali on 4 October, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.



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