Seven sol­diers killed by Boko Haram

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Seven Niger sol­diers were killed and eight others wounded in two sep­a­rate at­tacks by Boko Haram Is­lamists over the past week, the army said. The two at­tacks took place in the south­east­ern Diffa re­gion near the bor­der with Nige­ria. Five of them were killed in an am­bush on Septem­ber 12 which also left six others wounded. On Septem­ber 8, two sol­diers were killed and another two wounded when their pa­trol ve­hi­cle went over an “im­pro­vised ex­plo­sive de­vice”.

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