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A military helicopter flies over the burned area after an attack in Niger’s Kufa county, near Nuba Mountains
Thousands of residents fled their homes due to the risk of being wiped out
A helicopter takes off from the area of the deadly attack in Nuba Mountains
Hundreds of residents fled their homes due to the risks of being wiped out in a deadly raid on Niger.
The town of Nuba, 30km (19 miles) west of the border with Cameroon, was hit as dozens of men on motorcycle rode in cars and vehicles on Saturday.
‘We started leaving and three of them opened fire on our village, three.
‘We were able to escape but some of our wives were killed and they are trying to kill us. They want to collect the bodies.’
Witnesses said that while the women and children were killed in the assault on the villages, at least 18 people remained injured in separate attacks.
‘We heard the helicopters over our town. I heard three helicopter gunships circling overhead,’ said resident Amadou Ouen.
‘When the helicopter started우리카지노 shooting, all of our men went in and fled because they wanted to run.’
Hundreds of Nigerians have fled their homes due to the risks of being wiped out
The helicopters, from France and elsewhere in the region, have been known to carry small arms from the border regions of Cameroon, Chad, and the Central African Republic
A helicopter flies over the charred site of the deadly attack in Nuba Mountains
Residents of Nuba, 30km (19 miles) west of the border with Cameroon, were attacked and taken hostage by unknown gunmen during the attack in Nuba town on Wednesday
As of early Thursday, authorities had released 18 dead in the attack, but many feared that the body count would rise
There is no word on how many of those killed in the attack were civilians, and the United Nations has yet to confirm how many were killed.
더킹카지노Officials have suggested the attack could be sectarian.
Chad’s Chad TV station showed dozens of armed men in vehicles being led away from the village.
Security footage also showed gunmen wearing military uniforms and military gear riding a horse바카라 past a destroyed field in the desert and setting out to fight the fleeing civilians.
The violence was the latest in a string of attacks blamed on Boko Haram that began in 2007, and that has claime