At the very least, 40 individuals have been killed in one other assault in Niger.
They have been killed by a bunch of armed assailants who ravaged a number of villages within the Tahoua area close to the border with Mali on Monday.
Authorities spokesperson, Abdoulraman Zakaria confirming the assault on Monday mentioned that troopers have been despatched to the area and fought the attackers, NAN studies.
He, nevertheless mentioned these behind the assault haven’t been recognized.
Lately, there have been recurring assaults within the Mali border area.
On March 16, no less than, 58 individuals have been killed in an assault on market merchants within the area of Tillaberi which was condemned by the UN.
These assaults could also be linked to quite a few armed teams actively in Niger and in neighbouring Sahel international locations. Some have sworn allegiance to the Islamic State, whereas others are linked to al-Qaeda.
Niger: 40 killed in contemporary assault