A Nigerien police officer stands guard at a market near the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. Photo: AFP A Nigerien police officer stands guard at a market near the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. Photo: AFP
A Nigerien police officer stands guard at a market near the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. Photo: AFP

Boko Haram jihadists snatch dozens of loggers in Nigeria, killing three

  • ‘On Friday we mobilised men and went deep into the forest where we recovered three bodies identified to be among the loggers,’ said a militia leader
  • Boko Haram and a splinter group have killed 36,000 people in the northeast since 2009, according to the United Nations

Topic |   Islamic militancy
A Nigerien police officer stands guard at a market near the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. Photo: AFP A Nigerien police officer stands guard at a market near the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. Photo: AFP
A Nigerien police officer stands guard at a market near the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. Photo: AFP
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