Three Niger Police Killed In Suspected Jihadist Attack
Niamey, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 14th Mar, 2018 ) :Three police officers were killed in western Niger in a border region that has come under repeated attack from jihadists, the defence ministry said Tuesday.
"On Monday at around 21:40 (2040 GMT) the police station at Goube was attacked by terrorists.
We have three dead and an injured among our ranks," a statement said. Goube, located about 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of the capital Niamey, lies in a region that has suffered repeated attacks from jihadist incursions from neighbouring Mali.