US News ACTEED Humanitarians murdered in 2020: 11 suspects in Niger
A French soldier died in an accident in Mali
© Copyright 2021, Obs A French soldier of the Antidjihadist operation Barkhane died Tuesday, October 12 in an accidental way on the basis of Timbuktu in Mali, announced this Wednesday The staff. The Marshal of the Adrien Queletin Logis, a 29-year-old mechanic belonging to the 4th GAP hunter regiment, "carried out a maintenance operation on a truck. He was seriously injured by the rocking cab of the truck while working on the vehicle engine ", according to a statement.
eleven people suspectedNGO ACTED and impact, their guide and their Nigerian driver in August 2020 were detained in recent months in Niger, Has we learned Friday sources close to the file. Among these eleven suspects appear at least one of the stakeholders and an intermediate donor.
The others belong to two logistics cells dismantled in Niamey, the Nigerian capital, and in a village close to the Kouré Reserve, where the NGO vehicle had been fucked by three armed men with motorcycles, according to one sources. These three attackers have been identified but have not been found, she said.
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The eleven suspects were arrested between August 2020 and February 2021 in Niger, then presented to a Nigerian judge who ordered their investment in detention, she added. The leader of the Islamic State (EI) group in Sahel, Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahraoui, had "personally ordained" this attack, had announced on September 16 the Minister of the Armies, Florence Parly, revealing that he had been killed mid-August By the Barkhan Force in the region of the three borders (Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso).
An "Opportunity Attack" in the morning of August 9, 2020, the six humanitarians - two men and four women aged 25 to 31 - were executed with their guide and their Nigerian driver, 50 years of both years, As they visited the Koure Giraffes reserve, 60 km southeast of Niamey where they were based. The attack had been claimed by the EI a month later. The investigation jointly conducted by France and Niger revealed that the NGO was not targeted and that it was an "opportunity attack", "said another source close to the file.
The authors of the attack were on site for one of them for three days and for the other two for two days, according to the Nigerian police investigation. One of the watchers, positioned on the road connecting Niamey to Kouré mission to report "the first white vehicle", said one of the nearby sources.
In Paris, a judicial information is open since August 25, 2020 for "Assassinations in relation to a terrorist company". Anti-terrorist instructional judges visited Niger in September.
of the entire regions of Burkina Faso under the control of Jihadists .
Schools closed, interrupted road links, absent administration ... The region of the Tapoa would be in the hands of the terrorists. © Provided by FranceInfo This is a cry of the heart that Marcel Ooba launched, a young in the Tapoa region, one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, at the extreme east of the country. The region stuck between Niger and Benin would be according to him left in the hands of the terrorists. All schools are closed and economic activity at a stop.