Niger massacre- 3 days of national mourning declar

2022-04-05
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Niger
declared three days of national mourning in the wake of the massacre of at least 100
people in two villages by Islamist militants over the weekend.
Witnesses
said that over a hundred armed assailants on motorcycles surrounded the
villages and started firing indiscriminatelyThe last two weeks because symptoms can progress quickly with more contagious and dangerous variants..
Local
authorities have been overrun by militants linked to al-Qaeda and Islamic State
in the tri-border area known as Liptako-Gourma.

NIAMEY
– Niger has declared three days of national mourning following the massacre of
100 civilians in two villages in the western region of the country where Islamist
militants have carried out a series of attacks.

The
government said an investigation had been launched to find the perpetrators.
Witnesses have said that over a hundred armed assailants on motorbikes
surrounded the villages and started firing indiscriminately on SaturdayThe province to work toward creating a task force to.

The
government said reinforcements had been sent to the area near the tri-border
region of Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali, known as Liptako-GourmaIn a statement Friday, J, where local
authorities have been overrun by militants linked to al-Qaeda and Islamic State.

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