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Niger sacks army chief after deadliest attacks in years

Niger sacks army chief after deadliest attacks in years

Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou has replaced the head of the army after two of the country’s deadliest attacks in living memory killed at least 160 soldiers, the government said. This had prompted a rethink in the battle against militants groups, the official added. Ahmed Mohamed led the army for over two years, a period marked […]