Niger: 37 people killed in attack on the border with Mali

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– ROME, AUGUST 17 – At least 37 civilians, including a dozen women and children, were killed in western Niger during the attack by suspected jihadists on a village in the Tillabéri region, near Mali. Local sources reported this.

“The attack took place in Darey-Daye around 3pm (2pm GMT)” on Monday, committed by “gunmen on motorcycles” who shot people working in the fields, a local official said. that “the toll is heavy: there have been 37 deaths including four women and thirteen children”. (HANDLE).