At least 28 people killed in an attack on a town in Niger

At least 28 people died and more than 800 houses were burned down in a town in the southeastern province of Difa, the Niger government said on the 14th. < / P > < p > in a statement, the government of Niger said that armed men broke into the town of Tumur, Boso City, DIFA Province, set fire to markets and houses, and shot at people fleeing. The attack lasted from the night of the 12th to the 13th. In addition to 28 people killed, more than 100 were injured. < / P > < p > the government of Niger did not mention the identity of the attackers. The governor of DIFA Province, Issa lamin, designated the extremist group Boko Haram to launch an attack on the 14th. “Boko Haram” claimed the attack in a three minute video, AFP reported. < / P > < p > Difa province is located in the border area between Niger and Nigeria. In recent years, Boko Haram has made a number of attacks in the area, causing a large number of casualties. More than 300 students were missing after an unidentified armed man attacked a middle school in kazina state in northwestern Nigeria on November 11. The leader of Boko Haram admitted to kidnapping students in an audio on the 15th. Micro feature