The attack took place on Thursday when greatly armed militants assaulted a military station in Chinagodrar in the nation’s west, near the boundary of Mali, federal government representative Abdourahame Zakari claimed in a declarationSunday
Niger’s flag will certainly additionally be flown at half-staff throughout the region as the nation grieves the soldiers killed in the raid.
President Mahamadou Issoufou sent his “deepest condolences” to the sufferers’ households and also wanted those injured in the attack a fast recuperation.
More than 50 soldiers passed away in a militant attack on a military camp in the northeast of Mali in November.
Officials claimed they have actually released an examination right into the event and also prompted citizens to be undaunted in their assistance as the nation remains to fight versus terrorism.
The federal government claimed its safety and security pressures killed 77 terrorists as they pushed back the assaulters that came on bikes and also with a number of automobiles to the station near the Mali boundary.