38 people have been confirmed dead after Boko Haram members attacked two villages in South East of Niger republic. Women and children are said to be the main victims in the attack which happened last night June 17th. The Nigerien Interior Minister, Hassoumi Massaoudou while speaking on the attack said;
"Members of the Boko Haram terrorist group have attacked the villages of Lamana and Ngouma.
The initial death toll is 38 civilians, among them 14 men, 14 women and 10 children.”