Nigeria’s Boko Haram Retakes Bosso Town in Niger

The militant group, Boko Haram, has retaken Bosso, a town on the border between Nigeria and Niger, Channels reports.

Boko Haram retook the town, located in southeastern Niger, overnight after clashes with soldiers from Niger and Nigeria, the mayor of Bosso said on Monday.

The militants had taken control of the town on Friday in an attack in which 30 soldiers from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed.

Nigerien troops had retaken the town by Saturday morning, the defense ministry said.

Boko Haram has been responsible for over 1,000 deaths in West Africa in the past 5 years.

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