Thirteen people were killed and three injured in an attack on village in south-east Niger allegedly carried out by Boko Haram extremists, local officials said Wednesday.

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“Thirteen people were executed and three others suffered gunshot wounds in an attack by Boko Haram Tuesday evening in Ala village,” Malam Ligari, a local official in the Diffa region, which has been repeatedly attacked by the jihadists, told AFP.

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