A night strike accused on Boko Haram has left twelve townspeople dead in southeastern Niger on the wilderness with Nigeria, a neighborhood authority said Saturday.
The assault on Friday night in the outskirt region of Gueskerou, is the most recent to hit the Diffa area close Lake Chad, which is bungled by activist gatherings and dealers who murder and hijack individuals in nearby networks as they go after cash and impact.
“Twelve residents were killed on Friday at around 8:00pm (1900 GMT) by Boko Haram components,” a neighborhood chose authority told AFP. He said eleven of those slaughtered had been shot, however did not give further subtleties.
The Gueskerou zone, adjoining the Komadougou Yobe waterway that gives a characteristic boondocks among Niger and Nigeria, has been presented to long periods of killings and kidnappings because of the Islamist fanatic gathering Boko Haram.
In March, two assaults in the region left eight regular folks and seven police dead.
Boko Haram, inexactly interpreted as “Western instruction is prohibited”, needs to make a hardline Islamic state. A territorial military alliance is doing combating the gathering, however in any event 27,000 individuals have been executed in Nigeria alone.