Boko Haram attacked and killed about 40 people in two villages in Niger Republic , Governor of that country’s Diffa Region Yakouba Soumana Goah has said.
According to him, the attackers pillaged stores and burned homes before withdrawing from the villages located near the border with Nigeria.
He added that the army went after the attackers.
Boko Haram last attacked Niger in April and killed no fewer than 58 people.
Boko Haram took control of a large swath of northeast Nigeria until a multinational force this year forced them out of towns and villages but it still engages in cross-border hit and run attacks
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