Military of Niger destroyed 57 militants

The attackers invaded the Niger from Mali, and surrounded a military camp from three sides. The battle lasted several hours.

In the West of the Niger unidentified gunmen attacked an army camp. In the battle killed at least 70 soldiers, more than 10 were missing. On Thursday, December 12, Xinhua reported citing the security service of Niger.

It is noted that the attack occurred on Tuesday evening in the area of the settlement Inates.

“The attackers invaded the Niger from the South-East of Mali and surrounded the camp from three sides. Niger soldiers, resisted for several hours, were forced to evacuate From fighters killed 57 people”, – stated in the message.

While no terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the attack.

We will remind, in November in Northern Mali, the militants attacked military positions in the area Endelman. Then killed 54 people.

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