Six French tourists among eight killed by gunmen in Niger: Governor

AFP , Sunday 9 Aug 2020

Eight people including six French tourists and their local guide and driver were killed by gunmen on Sunday in Niger's Koure region, home to the last herd of West African giraffes, officials said.

"There are eight dead: two Nigeriens including a guide and a driver, while the other six are French," Tidjani Ibrahim Katiella, the governor of the southwest Tillaberi Region, told AFP.

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