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14 soldiers killed in anti-Boko Haram operations- Niger

14 soldiers killed in anti-Boko Haram operations- Niger

Oct 01, – Defence ministry spokesman Colonel Moustapha Ledru told state television that “123 terrorists” had been killed and “a large quantity of arms recovered from the insurgents.” Niger’s army said Friday that 14 of its soldiers and scores of Boko Haram fighters had been killed during a multi-month sweep operation in the nation’s southeast. […]

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32 troops killed in Niger clash with Boko Haram

32 troops killed in Niger clash with Boko Haram

Jun 04, – In neighbouring Nigeria, the army meanwhile said it had killed 19 Boko Haram militants in separate fighting in northeast Borno state, while two soldiers suffered gunshot wounds. Thirty-two troops have been killed in a clash with Boko Haram fighters on Niger’s border with Nigeria, Niger’s defence ministry said on Saturday, one of […]

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Seven dead in Kabul after two suicide attacks

Seven dead in Kabul after two suicide attacks

Dec 11, – The Afghan capital has been hit by a series of deadly Taliban attacks in recent weeks, highlighting the fragility of the security situation as foreign combat troops leave after more than a decade of war. Two suicide attacks in Kabul, one targeting a play at a French-financed school, killed at least seven […]

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