ISIS claims assault on U.S. troopers in Niger



    ISIS fighters declare duty of assault on U.S.

    Three months after an assault on U.S. troopers in Niger Republic in October, an Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi has claimed duty for the hit.

    It could be recalled that the assault which occurred on Oct.four killed 4 U.S. troopers and 4 Nigerien troops about 120 miles (200 kilometers) north of Niger’s capital, Niamey.

    The Mauritanian Nouakchott News Agency stories that the group had additionally claimed duty for Thursday’s assault on a French navy convoy, and for a sequence of assaults in Niger and border areas with Mali and Burkina Faso.

    The information company has carried messages from the affiliate earlier than, in accordance with the SITE Intelligence Group, which screens jihadist web sites.