Corpses and silence after Boko Haram's Niger strike

Boko Haram attacked a military post in the Niger town of Bosso killing 26 soldiers, including two from neighbouring Nigeria, and a number of civiliansRotting bodies, looted buildings and a grim silence mark the once bustling town of Bosso in southeastern Niger following one of Boko Haram’s deadliest ever attacks in the west African nation. “Corpses littered the streets,” said Abdelaziz Zembada, a 50-year-old local shopkeeper on a visit to see if it was safe to return for good. Boko Haram attacked a military post in town on June 3, killing 26 soldiers, including two from neighbouring Nigeria, and a number of civilians as well.

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