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Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombed refugee camp, kills at least 100

Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombed refugee camp, kills at least 100

Nigeria’s air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country’s northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants. MSF said the strike occurred in Rann in […]

January 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 22 Niger soldiers killed in attack on refugee camp

At least 22 Niger soldiers killed in attack on refugee camp

Oct 07, – The attack targeted a camp in the village of Tassalit in Niger’s Tahoua region, around 525 km (326 miles) northeast of the capital Niamey. At least 22 soldiers were killed in Niger on Thursday when unknown assailants attacked a camp for Malian refugees, the West African nation’s Prime Minister Brigi Rafini said. […]

October 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israel opens probe into Palestinian beating video

Israel opens probe into Palestinian beating video

Jun 14, –In the footage, which was widely disseminated by Palestinian media, men in Israeli military uniform were seen repeatedly striking the Palestinian civilian, including with a rifle butt near the back of the head and a punch in the face. Seven Israeli soldiers were to face a disciplinary hearing on Sunday after video emerged […]

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