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Niger Security forces kill 57 Boko Haram militants in Diffa

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Image result for Niger Security forces kill 57 Boko Haram militants in DiffaNiger’s Ministry of Defense says security forces have killed at least 57 Boko Haram Islamic extremists who had attacked a village overnight in the eastern Diffa region.

The ministry says  15 soldiers and two civilians were wounded in fighting with the extremists.

Security forces also seized a significant amount of arms and ammunition left behind by the militants.

They were congratulated by the government for gains against the terrorists, whose seven-year insurgency has killed at least 20 000 people.

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