Niger vows to deal with sect over death of 30 soldiers

On  Friday, June 3, 2016, soldiers  numbering 30, from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack on the south-eastern town of Bosso, close to the border with Nigeria.

On  Friday, June 3, 2016, soldiers  numbering 30, from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack on the south-eastern town of Bosso, close to the border with Nigeria.

Guardian reports that the Nigerien Defence Minister Hassoumi Massoudou said “We must continue to fight, this insult must be expunged, there is nothing to be done, it must be avenged.

“It’s terrible, all of Niger is crying.”

Also, a former Member of Parliament (MP) Elhaj Aboubacar, who spoke on the incident also said “They drove up at twilight, shouting Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest), they fired a lot of shots and torched many places in Bosso.

“We don’t know where our military went, but one thing is for sure, Boko Haram were able to do what they liked until dawn.”

undefinedand wary of beggars around Mosques during the fasting month of Ramadan to prevent suspected attacks from Boko Haram members.

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