The extremist group Islamic state claimed responsibility for the attacks in Niger

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 The extremist group Islamic state claimed responsibility for the attacks in Niger


On August 9, a group of armed elements attacked a car in the qure area of tirabeli Province, southwest Niger. The car, belonging to a French NGO, killed eight people, including six French and two Nigerians, and the car was burned. After the incident, Niger carried out a search operation with the support of the French military.

Tirabeli province is located in the west of Niger, and the border area of Mali and Burkinabe. In recent years, extremist organizations associated with the Islamic state have frequently launched attacks in this area, causing a large number of casualties. (end)

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