Terrorism & Insurgency

Unidentified militants ill 13 police officers in Niger's Tillaberi

24 October 2017

THIRTEEN police officers were killed and five others wounded by approximately 28 unidentified militants, who authorities stated had crossed the border from Mali, to launch an attack in the village of Ayorou in Niger's Tillaberi region on 21 October, Reuters reported. The attack occurred near the site of an ambush in which four United States soldiers were killed on 4 October. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.



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