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Boko Haram kills at least 30 in attacks on Niger villages

Latest Update: June 18, 2015 | 194 Views

NIAMEY: Boko Haram militants attacked two villages in southern Niger’s Diffa region overnight, killing at least 30 civilians, two security sources said on Thursday.


It was the second major cross-border attack by the Nigerian Islamist group this week and follows twin suicide bombings in Chad’s capital on Monday that killed at least 34 people.