Niger—24 Suspected Terrorists Killed During Attempted Jailbreak

Agence France-Presse | 05/04/2021

The Nigerien government says its troops have killed 24 suspected militants who tried to escape after being captured, reports Agence France-Presse. On April 28, security forces arrested 26 suspected terrorists who were allegedly planning a bomb attack on the town of Banibangou, the government said on Sunday. One militant died from his wounds following the clash. The suspects were awaiting transfer to a military base in Chinegodar when they attempted to escape on April 29, said the...

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