Deaths in Niger as protesters confront French army convoy

The Nigerien ministry of interior said at least two persons died during a weekend protest in Tera in the Tillaberi region.

According to the statement, youths from Tera went out on Saturday morning to block a French army convoy that was trying to reach Mali. 

Besides the deaths, several other demonstrators sustained injuries.

More details in this report filed by our French-Service correspondent Mourtala Zoubeirou, in Niamey and voiced in the studios by Abdullahi Hassan.

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