ISIS claims responsibility for last week's attack on Niger army base

ISIS claims responsibility for last week's attack on Niger army base
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  • calendar-gray 14 January 2020

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack on an army base in Niger last week, APA reports citin Sputnik.

In December 2019, terrorists attacked an army camp in western Niger near the Malian border killing at least 70 soldiers, while 30 others went missing. The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Niger is part of the G5 anti-jihadist task force which also includes Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mauritania and is fighting against Boko Haram militants as well as jihadists linked to the ISIS group.

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