Niger: Landmine kills seven soldiers in Tillaberi region

Seven soldiers were killed Sunday after their vehicle ran over a landmine in the Niger’s western Tillaberi region, said the National Guard of Niger (GNN). A vehicle carrying supplies on a weekly delivery run hit the mine late in the Read More …

Niger army entered Mali in ‘unprecedented’ hunt for ‘terrorists’: ministry

Niger’s defence ministry has said its troops killed 79 “terrorists” in operations last week that involved a foray into neighbouring Mali. Troops from the army’s anti-terrorist Almahaou operation began the search after they were attacked by an “armed terrorist group” Read More …

Niger: Improvised Land Mine Kills Five Soldiers in Tillaberi region

An improvised explosive device has killed five Nigerien soldiers in the southwest of the Sahel country, the defense ministry said Thursday. An army patrol unit on Wednesday hit the device, killing the five soldiers and wounding two others, the ministry Read More …

Niger: Fifteen soldiers killed in ambush in Tillaberi Region

Suspected terrorists ambush soldiers near Niger’s border with Burkina Faso, killing 15 of them and wounding seven others. The attack took place in the Torodi area of the Tillaberi region that lies along the common border, Niger’s defense ministry said Read More …