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An EIGS group leader killed by the French armed forces

(B2) The French army general staff announces having killed Soumara Boura, a terrorist leader, belonging to the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (EIGS) group, Monday December 20 in Niger, “ in close coordination with the Nigerien authorities ". He was spotted near the town of Tillabéri, in southwestern Niger (135 kilometers northwest of Niamey), before being shot down by a drone strike. Soumara Boura had notably been “ involved in the terrorist action which executed six French humanitarian workers — specifies the general staff — and their two Nigerien companions on August 9, 2020, in the Kouré reserve, east of Niamey »

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https://twitter.com/EtatMajorFR/status/1473220533340844039?s=20

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