MILITANTS OF FULANI HERDSMEN BEHIND LATEST MASSACRE OF 137 IN NIGER

Written by on March 24, 2021

ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS ALLIED WITH FULANI HERDSMEN WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LATEST MASSACRE OF 137 PEOPLE IN THE TAHOUA REGION OF NIGER REPUBLIC, REPORTS SAID.

THE MILITANTS TARGETED CIVILIANS IN RETALIATION FOR KILLINGS OF FULANI BY SELF-DEFENCE MILITIAS FORMED BY THE FARMERS.

THE KILLINGS ON SUNDAY REPRESENTED NIGER’S WORST CIVILIAN CARNAGE IN RECENT MEMORY, SURPASSING AN ATTACK BY SUSPECTED MILITANTS IN JANUARY THAT KILLED AT LEAST 100 VILLAGERS AND ANOTHER LAST WEEK THAT KILLED AT LEAST 58.

FLAGS FLEW AT HALF-STAFF AND KORANIC VERSES PLAYED ON STATE MEDIA ON TUESDAY AS NIGER BEGAN OBSERVING THREE DAYS OF NATIONAL MOURNING FOR THE 137 VICTIMS OF COORDINATED RAIDS ON VILLAGES IN THE SOUTHWEST


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