It was the West African nation’s deadliest attack of its kind in years. Eighty-nine soldiers were killed in an extremist attack on a Niger military base last week. It was the West African nation’s most deadly attack of its kind in years.
The attack happened last Thursday when heavily armed militants attacked an army outpost in the western town of Chinagodrar, near the border of Mali. No group has yet claimed responsibility, but the attack resembles an attack in December, when an ISIS-linked group ambushed the town Inates,