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Buhari Condoles With Nigerien President Over Killing of 18 Soldiers

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By Jude Opara

President Muhammadu Buhari has   sent condolences to  the authorities of  Niger Republic “over the killing on 1st July, 2019 by an armed group of eighteen soldiers near Inates in the Western Region of the country.”

Buhari said in a letter to the Nigerien leader, Mahamadou Issoufou  that “our thoughts and sympathies are with the families of the victims of this heinous crime. Nigeria strongly condemns this act of terrorism and shares your pains over the enormous loss.

As the nation mourns these heroes, we also pray that those reported missing would soon be found. It is also my hope that those behind the attack would be tracked and brought to justice.”

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