67 soldiers killed in Niger Republic terror attack – Buhari

A terror attack in Niger Republic has led to the death of 67 soldiers, Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has said.

Mr Buhari said this while condemning the attack in the neighbouring country.

He said about 34 other persons were unaccounted for after the attack.

Read the Nigerian leader’s statement as sent by his spokesperson below.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday condemned the terrorist attack in Inates, western region of Niger Republic, near the Mali border, which resulted in the killing of 67 military personnel, with 34 people still unaccounted.

Expressing deep shock and sadness over the heinous and despicable attack by terrorists that reportedly crossed in from neighboring Mali, President Buhari expressed Nigeria’s solidarity with the government and people of…

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