Suspected Islamist Terrorists kill 100 Civilians in Niger

Niger's former Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum (2nd from R) walks with members of his delegation at the Boudouri site for displaced persons outside the town of Diffa, in southeastern Niger

One hundred people were brutally murdered on Saturday in attacks on two villages in Niger near the border with Mali, Prime Minister Brigi Rafini confirmed on Sunday.

Security sources announed on Saturday that at least 90 civilians had been killed in simultaneous attacks by suspected Islamist terrorists on the villages of Zaroumdareye and Tchombangou.

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