Nigerien president sacks military chief, others for terrorist assault on army base


Nigerien chief of military employees, Ahmed Mohamed, together with different high safety chiefs have been fired following a terrorists assault on a army base that killed 89 troopers on January 9.

The transfer by the Nigerien President, Issoufou Mahamadou, got here after native media reported sequence of causualties and a rising demise toll attributable to terrorists allegedly linked to Al-Qaeda and ISIS.


Learn additionally: Niger Republic declares 3-day nat’l mourning as demise toll from terrorists’ assault hits 89

Experiences say the chief of military employees, Mr Mohamed has nevertheless been changed by Salifou Modi, a major-general. The defence secretary and chief of land employees have been additionally fired, and instantly changed.

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