At least 19 people killed in attacks on several villages in Western Niger

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Niamey [Niger], June 26 (ANI/Sputnik): At least 19 people have been killed and two more injured as a result of gunmen's attacks on several villages in the western part of Niger, media reported.

The attacks took place in the Tillaberi region, not far from the border with Mali, the ActuNiger news outlet reported on Friday.

The assailants arrived on motorcycles, attacked three villages and looted shops.

It is still unknown which group stands behind the attacks. (ANI/Sputnik)

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