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31 civilians have died due to attacks by gunmen in Niger.

31 civilians have died due to attacks by gunmen in Niger.

At least 31 civilians were killed when gunmen attacked villages in Niger on 15 August.

“At least 31 people were killed Tuesday… in raids by gunmen believed to be terrorists in several villages… in the Tillabéri region,” the source said.


According to the report, all the dead are civilians.


At the end of July, the Niger military announced on national television the removal of President Mohamed Bazum from power. Most Western leaders and the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) regional organization condemned the coup. In early August, the ECOWAS countries adopted a plan in case of military intervention in Niger.