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Niger Repels Attack on Prison Holding Jihadis From Mali and Nigeria

Security forces in Niger have repelled an attack on a high-security prison where jihadi leaders from neighboring Nigeria and Mali are detained. Gunmen launched an assault on the prison in Koutou Kale, around 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the capital Niamey, Monday morning. The attackers reportedly approached from the southern Mali border, according to French news outlet RFI.
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