Niger (Not Nigeria) Declares 3 Days of Mourning for Soldiers Killed by Boko Haram Fighters.

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Just to be sure! 26 Nigerien soldiers fighting alongside Nigerian soldiers were killed. May their souls rest in peace. – Jide Salu

The authorities in Niger have declared three days of national mourning for soldiers killed by Boko Haram fighters in the town of Bosso, which is close to the country’s border with Nigeria.

Twenty-six soldiers from Niger and two officers from Nigeria were killed in the attack last Friday.

More than 100 soldiers and civilians were also injured. 

Around 58 Boko Haram militants were also killed as they fought to try and take the town

BBC

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