Burkinabe, Nigerien soldiers kill more than 100 terrorists

Nigerien soldiers

Burkinabe and Nigerien soldiers have neutralised more than 100 terrorists since 10 June, following a joint military operation on the borders of the two countries, the Burkinabe national army announced in a statement on Saturday.

It said the joint team, which involved several hundred soldiers from both countries, also seized or destroyed weapons.

About 100 motorbikes and vehicles, improvised explosive device (IED)-manufacturing equipment, and communication equipment were seized or destroyed, according to the statement.

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The area covered by the operation includes Dori, Mansila and Diapaga, in Burkina Faso, and Téra, Torodi and Tapoa in Niger. (PANA/NAN)

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